Zählung etymology

German word Zählung comes from Proto-Indo-European *dol-

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Detailed word origin of Zählung

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*dol- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*talzijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
zellan Old High German (goh)
zellen Middle High German (gmh)
zählen German (deu) To have the quantity specified by the grammatical object as the total amount of the subject.. To count (to be of significance; to matter). To count (to determine the number of objects in a group). To count (to enumerate the digits of one's numeral system). To count, to be reckoned (to be an example of something).
Zählung German (deu) Count (the process and the result of establishing the number or quantity of items); census; metering, reckoning.