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EtymologyEdit

A Central and Low German word from Middle Low German and northern Middle High German kūle. The regular High German development is seen in older Kaule, the modern form was introduced via German Low German. Cognate to Dutch kuil, Luxembourgish Kaul.

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NounEdit

Kuhle f (genitive Kuhle, plural Kuhlen)

  1. hollow (lowered area on a surface)
  2. (geography) hollow, depression

Usage notesEdit

  • The word is standard vocabulary in northern and central Germany. It is also used and understood, although less widely, in the southern half of the language area.

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