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EtymologyEdit

From late Middle Dutch jueel and its modern Dutch continuation juweel. The Dutch word is borrowed from Old French jüel.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /juˈveːl/
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NounEdit

Juwel n, m (genitive Juwels, plural Juwelen or Juwele)

  1. gem, jewel (precious stone)
  2. jewel, piece of jewellery
  3. anything very precious
  4. a precious, irreplaceable person

Usage notesEdit

  • The word is chiefly neuter, but masculine usage is also heard.
  • The normal plural is Juwelen. The form Juwele is often used for the sense “precious person”, rarely in the other senses.

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