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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German rigel, from Old High German rigil, of unclear derivation, either related to words like Reihe (Reige), Reck, regen, or borrowed from Latin rēgula. Cognate to Dutch richel.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈriːɡəl/, [ˈʀiː.ɡl̩], [ˈʀiː.ɡəl], [ˈriː.ɡl̩], [ˈriː.ɡəl]
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NounEdit

Riegel m (genitive Riegels, plural Riegel)

  1. bolt
  2. bar

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Further readingEdit

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