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Type Settlement
Pronounced Pron. IEN-zee-deln
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Meaning & History

The settlement of Einsiedeln is first mentioned in 1073. The town is known as Äinsidle ˈæɪnˌsɪdlə, in the local Highest Alemannic dialect ... and in neighboring dialects as Äisele, Näisele, Äisidle, Näisidle, Äisigle ˈæɪsələ ˈnæɪsələ ˈæɪˌsɪdlə ˈnæɪˌsɪdlə ˈæɪˌsɪglə. (Schweizerisches Idiotikon, Band I, Spalte 352, article Eisele, Band IV, Spalte 814, article Neiselen and Band VII, Spalte 303, article Ein-sid(e)len.) In the Romansh language it is known as Nossadunaun.
Added 6/9/2020 by amanh