Mehl

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German mel (genitive melwes), from Old High German melo, from Proto-Germanic *melwą. Cognate with Dutch meel, English meal (etymology 2).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /meːl/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: Mail (according to one pronunciation of this word)

Noun[edit]

Mehl n ‎(genitive Mehls or Mehles, plural Mehle)

  1. flour; meal (ground cereal)
  2. powder; dust (any result of grinding)
Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (powder): Pulver (more common)

Derived terms[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Mehl in Duden online