Wahl

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wale, from Old High German wala, from Proto-West Germanic *walu, from Proto-Germanic *walą.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vaːl/
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːl
  • Homophone: Wal
  • Hyphenation: Wahl

Noun[edit]

Wahl f (genitive Wahl, plural Wahlen)

  1. choice, selection
  2. election (process of choosing a leader or representatives)
  3. quality level

Declension[edit]

Hyponyms[edit]

Hyponyms of Wahl (“selection”)
Hyponyms of Wahl (“election”)

Derived terms[edit]

Terms derived from Wahl [“selection”]
Terms derived from Wahl [“election”]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wahl m or f (proper noun, surname, masculine genitive Wahls or (with an article) Wahl, feminine genitive Wahl, plural Wahls)

  1. a surname

Further reading[edit]

  • Wahl” in Duden online
  • Wahl” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache