GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German mel (genitive melwes), from Old High German melo, from Proto-West Germanic *melu. Cognate with Dutch meel, English meal (flour).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /meːl/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: Mail (according to one pronunciation of this word)

NounEdit

Mehl n (genitive Mehls or Mehles, plural Mehle)

  1. flour; meal (ground cereal)
  2. powder; dust (any result of grinding)
    Synonym: (more common) Pulver
    Sägemehlsawdust

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Further readingEdit

  • Mehl” in Duden online
  • Mehl” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German mel, from Old High German melo, from Proto-West Germanic *melu, from Proto-Germanic *melwą. Cognate with German Mehl, Dutch meel, English meal (etymology 2).

NounEdit

Mehl n

  1. flour, meal

Derived termsEdit