Seel

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Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German sēla, from Proto-West Germanic *saiwalu, from Proto-Germanic *saiwalō (soul, life force). Cognate with German Seele, English soul, German Low German Seel, Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐌹𐍅𐌰𐌻𐌰 (saiwala).

Noun[edit]

Seel f

  1. (Uri) soul

References[edit]


Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Sääl (eastern Moselle Franconian, except Westerwald)
  • Seil (Kölsch; Westerwald)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German seil, from Old High German seil, from Proto-West Germanic *sail.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Seel n (plural Seeler or Seel, diminutive Seelche)

  1. (Ripuarian, western Moselle Franconian) rope of medium to maximal thickness

See also[edit]


German Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German sêle, from Old Saxon sēola, from Proto-West Germanic *saiwalu, from Proto-Germanic *saiwalō. More at soul.

Noun[edit]

Seel f (plural Selen)

  1. soul

Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German sele, from Old High German sela, from Proto-West Germanic *saiwalu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Seel f (plural Seele)

  1. soul

Noun[edit]

Seel m

  1. plural of Saal

Further reading[edit]


Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German seil, from Old High German seil, from Proto-West Germanic *sail. Cognate with German Seil, Old English sāl.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Seel n (plural Seeler)

  1. rope, cord