From Middle Dutch suvel, from Old Dutch *sūval (“food eaten with bread”), from Proto-Germanic *suflą (“entremets, viands”). Cognate with Middle Low German sûvel (“dairy products”), Old High German suvil, sufili, sufila, Old English sufl, sufel, sufol (“sowl”). More at sowl.
zuivel m (??? please provide the plural!, ??? please provide the diminutive!)