Saal

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See also: saal, sål, sáál, and šääl

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German sal, from Old High German sal, sali, seli, from Proto-West Germanic *sali, from Proto-Germanic *saliz, *salą, from Proto-Indo-European Proto-Indo-European *sel- (human settlement, village, dwelling).

Cognate with Dutch zaal, Swedish sal, Old English sele, Russian село́ (seló). Also cognate with French salle. Compare English salon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /zaːl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːl

Noun[edit]

Saal m (genitive Saals or Saales, plural Säle, diminutive Sälchen n)

  1. hall or large room.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Bulgarian: зала (zala)
  • Estonian: saal
  • Russian: зал (zal)
  • Serbo-Croatian: sala

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Further reading[edit]

  • Saal” in Duden online