Knödel etymology

German word Knödel comes from Proto-Indo-European *gnod-, Proto-Germanic *knuttan-, and later Proto-Germanic *knuttô (A knot.)

Detailed word origin of Knödel

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gnod- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*knuttan- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*knuttô Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) A knot.
knoto Old High German (goh) Knot.
*knozzo Old High German (goh)
knotze Middle High German (gmh)
Knoten German (deu) (Austria) interchange (motorway junction). (graph theory) vertex, node. (in compounds) a person of some specified quality or practice; chiefly in Furzknoten, but sometimes other colloquial formations. (nautical) knot (unit of speed). (obsolete, pejorative) craftsman; journeyman; farmhand. Knot (looping). Knot (swelling).
Knödel German (deu) (cooking) dumpling.