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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German hüle, höle, from Old High German hulī, holī, analyzable as hol (hollow) + (-ness) (modern hohl +‎ -e), seemingly when a-umlaut was still active.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhøːlə/
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NounEdit

Höhle f (genitive Höhle, plural Höhlen)

  1. cave
    In der Höhle wurden prähistorische Malereien entdeckt.
    Prehistoric paintings were found in the cave.
  2. cavity (of the body)

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