See also: quelle and qu'elle

GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German quelle, from Old High German quella, from Proto-Germanic *kwellǭ, related to the Old High German quellan (verb), itself from Proto-Germanic *kwellaną, whence also Old English cwiella, cwylla (spring; well).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkvɛlə/, [ˈkʋɛlə]
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛlə

NounEdit

Quelle f (genitive Quelle, plural Quellen)

  1. (origin of a river or stream) spring
  2. well (oil, gas)
  3. source

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Further readingEdit

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

HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Quelle f

  1. plural of Quell