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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German velt, from Old High German feld, from Proto-Germanic *felþą, from Proto-Indo-European *pelh₂-. Cognates include Dutch veld and English field.[1] German Gefilde (fields) is a collective derivation of Feld.[2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fɛlt/
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Homophone: fällt
  • Rhymes: -ɛlt

NounEdit

Feld n (genitive Feldes or Felds, plural Felder, diminutive Feldchen n)

  1. field
  2. (heraldry) field, background
  3. (informatics) array
  4. (chess) square

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989), “Feld”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in de), 22nd edition, →ISBN
  2. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989), “Gefilde”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in de), 22nd edition, →ISBN

Further readingEdit

  • Feld in Duden online

LuxembourgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Feld n (plural Felder)

  1. field

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German Feld, Dutch veld, English field.

NounEdit

Feld n (plural Felder)

  1. field