Himmel
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Himmel
See also: himmel

German

Etymology

From Old High German himil, from Proto-Germanic (Continental West Germanic) *himilaz from Proto-Germanic *himinaz. Cognate with Dutch hemel and English heaven.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): ['h?ml?], ['h?m?l]
  • (file)

Noun

Himmel m (genitive Himmels, plural Himmel)

  1. sky
    Antonym: Erde
    • 1931, Arthur Schnitzler, Flucht in die Finsternis, S. Fischer Verlag, page 76:
      Auf der breiten Waldstraße, im kühlen Herbstschatten der Tannen, durch die ein mattblauer Himmel schimmerte, begegneten sich die Freunde.
      On the broad forest road, in the cool autumn shadow of the fir trees, through which a pale blue sky was shimmering, the two friends met.
  2. heaven
    Antonym: Hölle
  3. (bed) canopy
    Synonym: Betthimmel
  4. (automotive) headliner (interior fabric covering the roof of a vehicle)

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Derived terms

Further reading


Hunsrik

Etymology

From Old High German himil.

Pronunciation

Noun

Himmel m (plural Himmel)

  1. sky
    De Himmel is blau.
    The sky is blue.
  2. heaven
    Die Wowo wohnd jetz im Himmel.
    Grandma lives in heaven now.

Further reading


Luxembourgish

Etymology

From Old High German himil, from Proto-Germanic *himilaz.

Pronunciation

Noun

Himmel m (plural Himmelen)

  1. sky
  2. heaven

Pennsylvania German

Etymology

Compare German Himmel, Dutch hemel.

Noun

Himmel m (plural Himmle)

  1. heaven

Plautdietsch

Etymology

From Middle Low German hemmel

Noun

Himmel m (plural Himmels)

  1. sky
  2. heaven

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