hemel

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch hemel (heaven), from Middle Dutch hemel, from Old Dutch himil, himel, from Proto-Germanic *himilaz.

Noun[edit]

hemel (plural hemele)

  1. heaven

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch hēmel, from Old Dutch himil, from Proto-Germanic *himilaz.

Noun[edit]

hemel m (plural hemelen, diminutive hemeltje n)

  1. heaven
  2. sky, heavens

hemel m (plural hemels, diminutive hemeltje n)

  1. canopy, baldachin

Derived terms[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch himil, from Proto-Germanic *himilaz.

Noun[edit]

hēmel m

  1. heaven, sky
  2. Heaven

Inflection[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • hemel”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • hemel”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929