See also: hell and he'll

EnglishEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Hell

  1. Alternative spelling of Hel
  2. Alternative form of Hela
  3. Alternative letter-case form of hell
  4. Any of various towns so named.

Alemannic GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German helle, from Old High German hellia, from Proto-West Germanic *hallju. Cognate with German Hölle, Dutch hel, English hell, Icelandic hel.

NounEdit

Hell f

  1. (Uri) hell

ReferencesEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested as in hello in the middle of the twelfth century. Presumably a compound of Middle Dutch helle (lowland, marshy area) and lo (light forest on sandy soil). An alternative interpretation reads the toponym as a compound of Middle Dutch hel (bright, clear) and lo (pool).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: Hell

Proper nounEdit

Hell n

  1. A hamlet in Putten, Gelderland, Netherlands.

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German helle, from Old High German hellia, from Proto-West Germanic *hallju. Compare German Hölle, Dutch hel, English hell.

NounEdit

Hell f

  1. hell