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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *filzá-n, *filísa-z, -ō, -ēn, *fulV́s=
Meaning: rock
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Old Norse: fjall, fell n. `Gebirge'
Norwegian: fjell
Swedish: fjäll
Danish: fjeld
Old Saxon: felis (< OHG?)
Middle Dutch: vels
Middle Low German: vols `Klippenstück'
Old High German: fel(i)s m. (8.Jh.), feliso m. (um 800), felisa f. (9.Jh.) `Felsen, Felsspitze, Klippe, grosser Stein'
Middle High German: vɛls(e) st./wk. m. 'fels; felsenschloss, feste'
German: Fels, Felsen m.
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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *pels-
Meaning: rock, cliff
Old Indian: pāṣāṇa- m., pāṣī f., pāṣyà- n. `stone'
Other Iranian: Pashto parṣ̌á `Stein, Fels'
Old Greek: pélla f. `stone' Ulp.ad D., Hsch.
Germanic: *filz-á- n., *filís-a-, -an- m., -ō f.; *fulV́s=
Celtic: *pl̥so- > OIr all, gen. alle `Klippe'
Russ. meaning: скала
References: WP II 66 f
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Pokorny's dictionary :

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Number: 1477
Root: peli-s-, pel-s-
English meaning: rock
German meaning: `Fels'
Material: Ai. pāṣāṇá- m., pāṣyá- n. `Stein', (aus *parṣ- = idg. *pels-); gr. πέλλα λίθος Hes. (*πέλσα); Pashto parša mir. all n. (*pl̥so-) `Klippe' (s-Flexion nach slīab `Berg'); germ. *falisa- ins Gallorom. als *falī̆siā entlehnt (afrz. falise, faleise); ahd. felis m., felisa f., mnd. vels (*falis-), nhd. Fels, aisl. fjall, fell n. (*pelso-) `Fels'; vorrom. (illyr.) *pella: *palla ds.
References: WP. II 66 f., Specht Idg. Dekl. 24, 156; Hubschmid Zn P. 66, 70 f.
Pages: 807
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