Zoll

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German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German and Old High German zol, from Proto-Germanic *tullō (what is counted or told), from Proto-Indo-European *dol- (calculation, fraud). Alternatively from Medieval Latin toloneum, from Late Latin telōnēum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tsɔl/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Zoll m (strong, genitive Zolles or Zolls, plural Zölle)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

Zoll n (strong, genitive Zolls, plural Zoll)

  1. unit of length (if used nowadays it equals an inch)
Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Zoll” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Zoll” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German and Old High German zol, from Medieval Latin toloneum, from Late Latin teloneum (custom house).

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