hæl

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See also: HAL, Hal, hael, hal, hel, hál, häl, and hål

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hæll (heel), from Proto-Germanic *hanhilaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hɛːl/, [hɛːˀl]

Noun[edit]

hæl c (singular definite hælen, plural indefinite hæle)

  1. (anatomy) heel

Inflection[edit]

Verb[edit]

hæl

  1. Imperative of hæle.

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

hæl m

  1. indefinite accusative singular of hæll
  2. indefinite dative singular of hæll

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hæll

Noun[edit]

hæl m (definite singular hælen, indefinite plural hæler, definite plural hælene)

  1. (anatomy, also of shoes, socks etc.) a heel

Derived terms[edit]

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hæll

Noun[edit]

hæl m (definite singular hælen, indefinite plural hælar, definite plural hælane)

  1. (anatomy, also of shoes, socks etc.) a heel

Derived terms[edit]

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Old Norse heill ( > Danish held (luck), Norwegian hell), German Heil.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hǣl n (attested only once)

  1. omen