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EtymologyEdit

Origin uncertain. Perhaps borrowed from Late Latin charavallium (noise and clamor at a wedding), or from Old French chalivali (noise from pots and pans) or charivali (compare French charivari), from Late Latin caribaria or carivaria, ultimately from Ancient Greek καρηβάρεια (karēbáreia, heaviness of the head, dizziness, headache), from κάρη (kárē, head) and βαρύς (barús, heavy).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -al

NounEdit

Krawall m (genitive Krawalles, plural Krawalle)

  1. riot
  2. ruckus, affray

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