Schwefel

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German swevel, from Old High German sweval, from Proto-Germanic *sweblaz; cognate with Gothic 𐍃𐍅𐌹𐌱𐌻𐍃 (swibls).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃveːfəl/, [ˈʃʋeː.fl̩], [-fəl]
  • (file)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Schwefel m (strong, genitive Schwefels, no plural)

  1. sulfur, brimstone (chemical element, S, atomic number 16)
    Synonym: (unusual) Sulfur

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Further reading[edit]

  • Schwefel” in Duden online
  • Schwefel” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

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Schwefel m

  1. sulfur

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