ketel

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch ketel, from Middle Dutch ketel, from Old Dutch *ketil, from Proto-Germanic *katilaz, from Late Latin catillus.

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Noun[edit]

ketel (plural ketels, diminutive keteltjie)

  1. kettle, cauldron (a pot used to boil water)
  2. boiler (device for heating a building)

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ketel, from Old Dutch *ketil, from Proto-Germanic *katilaz, from Late Latin catillus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkeː.təl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ke‧tel
  • Rhymes: -eːtəl

Noun[edit]

ketel m (plural ketels, diminutive keteltje n)

  1. kettle, cauldron (a pot used to boil water)
  2. boiler (device for heating a building)

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  • Afrikaans: ketel

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ketel

  1. adessive plural of kesi

Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ketill and Old English cytel, cetel, both from Proto-Germanic *katilaz, from Late Latin catīllus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɛtəl/, /ˈtʃɛtəl/, /ˈtʃitəl/

Noun[edit]

ketel (plural ketels)

  1. A pot used to boil food in; a kettle.

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