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hiel f (uncountable)
- the (used for all proper nouns and also foreign loanwords not yet assimilated into Volapük, but unlike el, this article also denotes that the proper noun's referent is masculine)
declension of hiel
From Old Frisian hēl, from Proto-Germanic *hailaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kóh₂ilus (“whole, healthy”). Compare English whole, hale, Low German hel, heel, heil, Dutch heel, German heil, Danish hel.