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Alemannic GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German meidelīn, from mait (girl, maid) + -līn (diminutive suffix).

NounEdit

Meitli n

  1. (Uri) girl

ReferencesEdit

  • “Meitli” in Abegg, Emil, (1911) Die Mundart von Urseren (Beiträge zur Schweizerdeutschen Grammatik. IV.) [The Dialect of Urseren], Frauenfeld, Switzerland: Huber & co., page 28.