Zoll

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German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German zol, from Proto-Germanic *tullō (what is counted or told). Alternatively from Medieval Latin toloneum, from Latin telōnēum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Zoll m (genitive Zolls or Zolles, plural Zölle)

  1. custom (duty collected at the borders)
  2. customs (authority collecting that duty)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

Zoll n (genitive Zolls, plural Zoll)

  1. unit of length (if used nowadays it equals an inch)

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German zol. Cognate with German Zoll, English toll, Dutch tol, Icelandic tollur, Swedish tull.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Zoll m (plural Zoll)

  1. custom, duty
  2. customs