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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch hemel (heaven), from Middle Dutch hemel, from Old Dutch himil, himel, from Proto-Germanic *himilaz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hemel (plural hemele)

  1. heaven

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch hēmel, from Old Dutch himil, from Proto-Germanic *himilaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦeː.məl/
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  • Hyphenation: he‧mel
  • Rhymes: -eːməl

NounEdit

hemel m (plural hemelen, diminutive hemeltje n)

  1. heaven
  2. sky, heavens

hemel m (plural hemels, diminutive hemeltje n)

  1. canopy, baldachin

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch himil, from Proto-Germanic *himilaz.

NounEdit

hēmel m

  1. heaven, sky
  2. Heaven

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • hemel”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • hemel”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929