Spiegel

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

German

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Spiegel

  1. A surname​.

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German spiegel, from Old High German spiegal or spēgal, from Latin speglum, from Latin speculum. Cognate with Dutch spiegel.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃpiːɡ(ə)l/
  • (file)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Spiegel m ‎(genitive Spiegels, plural Spiegel, diminutive Spiegelchen n or Spieglein n)

  1. mirror
    Sie hatte einen grossen Spiegel.
    She had a large mirror.
  2. white or light-coloured mark
    1. on the forehead of horses and cattle
    2. on the wing of a goose, capercaillie, or black cock
    3. (hunting) on the hind quarters of deer
  3. level of a liquid

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “Spiegel” in: Friedrich Kluge, “Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache” , 22. Auflage, 1989, bearbeitet von Elmar Seebold, ISBN 3-11-006800-1

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