kühlen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German küelen, from Old High German kuolōn, chuolen, from Proto-Germanic *kōlōną, *kōlēną. Cognate with Hunsrik kiele, Luxembourgish killen, Dutch koelen, Saterland Frisian köile, English cool (verb), Swedish kyla. Equivalent to kühl +‎ -en.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkyːlən/, [ˈkʰyːln]
  • Hyphenation: küh‧len
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

kühlen (weak, third-person singular present kühlt, past tense kühlte, past participle gekühlt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to cool, to refrigerate
    Ich kühlte den Kopf des Patienten mit Eis.
    I cooled the patient’s head with ice.

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Further reading[edit]

  • kühlen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • kühlen” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • kühlen” in Duden online
  • kühlen” in OpenThesaurus.de