Kohle

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German kol, from Old High German kol, from Proto-Germanic *kulą, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷol-, from *ǵwelH- (to burn, shine). Cognate with Dutch kool, Danish kul, English coal.

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Noun[edit]

Kohle f (genitive Kohle, plural Kohlen)

  1. The fossil fuel coal
  2. (slang) dough, money

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Noun[edit]

Kohle pl

  1. plural of Kohl "cabbages"

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Pennsylvania German[edit]

Noun[edit]

Kohle

  1. plural of Kohl