kühl

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German [Term?], Old High German kuoli, from Proto-West Germanic *kōl(ī), from Proto-Germanic *kōluz, *kōlaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gel-. Cognate with Dutch koel, English cool. Doublet of cool.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kyːl/
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Adjective[edit]

kühl (comparative kühler, superlative am kühlsten)

  1. cool (of temperature)
  2. calm, restrained, passionless
  3. cool, frigid (especially of the emotions)

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