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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German ūwila, from a variant of Proto-Germanic *uwwalǭ (compare Dutch uil, West Frisian ûle, English owl), diminutive of *uwwǭ ‘eagle-owl’ (compare German Uhu), of imitative origin or a variant of *ūfaz, *ūfǭ (compare Swedish uv ‘horned owl’, Bavarian Auf), from Proto-Indo-European *up-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔɔʏ̯lə/
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NounEdit

Eule f (genitive Eule, plural Eulen)

  1. owl
  2. a moth of the family Noctuidae

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Further readingEdit

  • Eule in Duden online