Other Word Forms of Hall
Origin of Hall
From Middle English halle, from Old English heall (“hall, dwelling, house; palace, temple; law-court”), from Proto-Germanic *hallō (“hall”), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱel- (“to hide, conceal”). Cognate with Scots hall, haw (“hall”), Dutch hal (“hall”), German Halle (“hall”), Swedish hall (“hall”), Icelandic höll (“palace”), Latin cella (“room, cell”), Sanskrit [script?] (śā́lā, “house, mansion, hall”). [Devanagari?]
Middle English halle large residence from Old English heall kel-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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