Teil

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German teil, akin to Old Saxon dēl; from Proto-Germanic part, deal, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰail- ‎(part, watershed), cognate with English deal, Dutch deel and Swedish, Norwegian, Danish del.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /taɪ̯l/, [tʰaɪ̯l], [tʰae̯l], [d̥ɛɪ̯l]
  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯l

Noun[edit]

Teil m ‎(genitive Teils or Teiles, plural Teile)

  1. part, fraction (of a whole, an abstract concept)
    • 1913, Fanny zu Reventlow, Herrn Dames Aufzeichnungen, Albert Langen, page 59:
      Als wir kamen, stand ein großer Teil der Gesellschaft im ersten Zimmer um den Tisch versammelt.
      When we arrived, a large part of the party stood in the first room assembled around the table.

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Noun[edit]

Teil n ‎(genitive Teils or Teiles, plural Teile)

  1. part, piece (a physical object which is used in a greater one)
  2. (colloquial) thing (any object, not limited to those which are part of a greater one)
  3. (slang) penis (see U.S. slang usage of thing)

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  • Teil in Duden online