meule

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French mole, muele, from Latin mola, from Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- (to grind, crush).

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Noun[edit]

meule f (plural meules)

  1. grindstone
  2. millstone
  3. round (of cheese)
  4. haystack, stack

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Limburgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch mōlen, muelen, from Old Dutch mulin, from Latin molīna.

Noun[edit]

meule f

  1. mill

Inflection[edit]

Inflection
Root singular Root plural Diminutive singular Diminutive plural
Nominative meule meules² meulke³ meulkes
Genitive meules meules meulkes meulkes
Locative meulers4 meulerse meulerske meulerskes
Dative¹  ?  ?  ?  ?
Accusative¹ meul meuler  ?  ?
  • Dative and accusative are nowadays obsolete, use nominative instead.
  • Dutch influence. A better term to use is meuler.
  • meuleske also exists.
  • Derives from meulewaersmillwards

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French mole, muele, from Latin mola.

Noun[edit]

meule f (plural meules)

  1. (Jersey) whetstone wheel

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