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What does the word that sounds like IDEL (EEDEL) can mean in German?

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closed as not a real question by John Smithers, Gigili, Takkat, splattne Dec 5 '11 at 15:13

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Perhaps a missed 'a' and it is Ideal? –  knut Dec 3 '11 at 21:13
@knut: Is "ideal" a German word? –  user508 Dec 3 '11 at 21:24
I'm afraid it's not possible to answer your question, maybe you can add more details about where have you heard the word or a link to it to get better answers. –  user508 Dec 3 '11 at 21:25
We need more context. "Idel" is a Hebrew name. It's possible that people with that name live in Germany. Or maybe you mean "Igel" or "edel". So many possibilities. –  John Smithers Dec 3 '11 at 21:57
Could also be edel, which means noble or precious. A bit more context would certainly help here. –  Jan Dec 3 '11 at 22:41

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