Kobold

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German kobe (shed, sty) (modern Koben) + *holt (goblin), from hold (friendly, gracious), a euphemistic way of referring to the mischievous beings, from Proto-Germanic *hulþaz (inclined, favorable).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkoːbɔlt/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Kobold m (genitive Kobolds, plural Kobolde)

  1. kobold, goblin

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