gelb

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gel, the final b from the w in the inflected forms (gelwer, gelwes), derived from Old High German gelo, itself from Proto-Germanic *gelwaz. The older spellings gel and gehl survive in set phrases like Safran macht den Kuchen gel. Cognate to English yellow, Dutch geel.

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Adjective[edit]

gelb (comparative gelber, superlative am gelbsten)

  1. yellow, amber
  2. (politics, Germany) pertaining to the FDP (a liberal and market-economy promoting political party in Germany)

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External links[edit]

  • gelb in Duden online