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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German strāle f (rarely m), from Old High German strāla f, from Proto-Germanic *strēlō f (arrow, ray, beam), from Proto-Indo-European *strēl-, *strēlā- (arrow, beam). Compare Dutch straal, English streal.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃtʁaːl/
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  • Rhymes: -aːl

NounEdit

Strahl m (genitive Strahls or Strahles, plural Strahlen)

  1. beam, ray (e.g. of light)
  2. jet (e.g. of water or ink)
  3. frog (part of a horse's hoof)
  4. ray, half-line
    Synonym: Halbgerade
  5. (obsolete, until 18th c.) arrow

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