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  • IPA(key): /ˈneːbəl/, [ˈneːbl̩]
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German nebel, from Old High German nebul, from Proto-Germanic *nebulaz, from Proto-Indo-European *nébʰos (whence also Proto-Balto-Slavic *néba, Proto-Indo-Iranian *nábʰas, Ancient Greek νεφέλη (nephélē, cloud, mist), Latin nebula (mist, fog)). More at English nuel.


Nebel m (strong, genitive Nebels, plural Nebel)

  1. fog, mist, haze
    Wir warten bis der Nebel sich gelichtet hat.
    We'll wait until the fog has cleared
  2. (astronomy) nebula
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Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Nebel n (proper noun, genitive Nebels or (optionally with an article) Nebel)

  1. A municipality on the island of Amrum, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Etymology 3[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

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

  1. a surname

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