Sessel

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See also: Seßel

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German sezzel, from Proto-Germanic *setlaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sed- (to sit). Cognates include English settle, Dutch zetel, Gothic 𐍃𐌹𐍄𐌻𐍃 (sitls).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Sessel m (genitive Sessels, plural Sessel)

  1. (chiefly Germany, Switzerland) armchair, easy chair (comfortable chair with supports for the arms or elbows)
  2. (chiefly Austria) chair (any item of furniture used for sitting by one person)

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