hagl

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hagl, from Proto-Germanic *haglaz (hail), which may be from Proto-Indo-European *kagʰlos (pebble, hail).

Cognate with Icelandic hagl, Norwegian hagl, Swedish hagel, Old English hægl and hagol (English hail), Old Frisian heil, Old High German hagal (German Hagel) and Old Saxon hagal (Low German Hagel), Dutch hagel.

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Noun[edit]

hagl n (singular definite haglet, plural indefinite hagl)

  1. shot (small metal balls used as ammunition)
  2. (meteorology) hail, hailstone

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hagl, from Proto-Germanic *haglaz (hail), which may be from Proto-Indo-European *kagʰlos (pebble, hail).

Cognates with Danish and Norwegian hagl, Swedish hagel, Old English hægl and hagol (English hail), Old Frisian heil, Old High German hagal (German Hagel) and Old Saxon hagal (Low German Hagel), Dutch hagel.

Noun[edit]

hagl n (genitive singular hagls, nominative plural högl)

  1. (precipitation) hail, a hailstone syn.
  2. (in a gun) a shot, the small metal shots used as ammunition for shotguns
  3. name of the Younger Futhark haglaz rune; h

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hagl, from Proto-Germanic *haglaz (hail), which may be from Proto-Indo-European *kagʰlos (pebble, hail).

Cognates with Danish and Icelandic hagl, Swedish hagel, Old English hægl and hagol (English hail), Old Frisian heil, Old High German hagal (German Hagel) and Old Saxon hagal (Low German Hagel), Dutch hagel.

Noun[edit]

hagl n

  1. hail (precipitation)
  2. The small metal shots used as ammunition for shotguns