Seele

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German sēle, from Old High German sēula, sēla, from Proto-West Germanic *saiwalu, from Proto-Germanic *saiwalō. Cognate with Low German Seel, Dutch ziel, English soul, Danish sjæl.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈzeːlə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːlə

Noun[edit]

Seele f (genitive Seele, plural Seelen, diminutive Seelchen n)

  1. soul
  2. mind, spirit
  3. human being, soul
  4. bore (of a gun)
  5. swim bladder
  6. core (of an electric cable)
  7. (dated or colloquial) inhabitant (of a municipality)
  8. (lutherie) sound post
    Synonym: Stimmstock

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Further reading[edit]

  • Seele” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Seele” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Seele” in Duden online
  • Wikipedia-logo.svg Seele on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de

Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Seele f

  1. plural of Seel

Saterland Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian sēla, from Proto-West Germanic *saiwalu, from Proto-Germanic *saiwalō. More at soul.

Noun[edit]

Seele f

  1. soul