GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German pfāl, from Latin pālus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /p͡faːl/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /faːl/ (northern Germany, central Germany)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːl
  • Homophone: fahl (regional)

NounEdit

Pfahl m (genitive Pfahls or Pfahles, plural Pfähle)

  1. (thick) stake, picket, pale
  2. (heraldry) pale

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Proper nounEdit

Pfahl m or f (genitive Pfahls)

  1. A surname​.

Further readingEdit

  • Pfahl” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Pfahl” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Pfahl in Duden online