Kohl

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Kohl.

Proper noun[edit]

Kohl (plural Kohls)

  1. A surname from German.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Kohl is the 3806th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 9303 individuals. Kohl is most common among White (95.02%) individuals.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /koːl/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German kōl, from Old High German kōlo.

Noun[edit]

Kohl m (strong, genitive Kohles or Kohls, plural Kohle)

  1. cabbage (plant of the genus Brassica)
    Synonym: (synonymous in southern regions only) Kraut
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Proper noun[edit]

Kohl m or f (proper noun, surname, masculine genitive Kohls or (with an article) Kohl, feminine genitive Kohl, plural Kohls)

  1. a surname originating as an occupation for a grower or seller of cabbages
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Etymology 2[edit]

Unclear. Several possibilities have been suggested, including derivation from Romani [Term?] and derivation from Hebrew קוֹל(qōl, voice). But compare western German Kappes (cabbage, nonsense), though the second meaning might also be a loan translation of Kohl.

Noun[edit]

Kohl m (strong, genitive Kohles or Kohls, no plural)

  1. (possibly dated) nonsense; idle talk
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Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German and Old High German kol.

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Noun[edit]

Kohl f (plural Kohle)

  1. coal

Noun[edit]

Kohl m

  1. cabbage

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Kohl.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kohl m or f by sense

  1. A surname in German

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kohl in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German and Old High German kol. Compare German Kohle, Dutch kool, English coal.

Noun[edit]

Kohl f (plural Kohle)

  1. coal