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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German kole f alongside commoner kol n, from Old High German kol n, from Proto-Germanic *kulą n, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷol-, from *ǵwelH- (to burn, shine). The feminine form is chiefly of Central and Low German origin (Middle Low German kōle f). Cognate with Dutch kool f, Danish kul n, English coal.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkoːlə/
  • Rhymes: -oːlə
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NounEdit

Kohle f (genitive Kohle, plural Kohlen)

  1. (uncountable) coal (material; either stone coal or charcoal)
  2. (countable) a coal; a piece of coal
  3. (uncountable, colloquial) money; dough; dosh

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NounEdit

Kohle pl

  1. plural of Kohl "cabbages"

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Pennsylvania GermanEdit

NounEdit

Kohle

  1. plural of Kohl