hnéskel

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Icelandic[edit]

Hnéskeljar (“kneecaps”).

Etymology[edit]

From hné (knee) +‎ skel (shell).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈn̥jɛː.scɛːl/

Noun[edit]

hnéskel f (genitive singular hnéskeljar, nominative plural hnéskeljar)

  1. (anatomy) kneecap, patella, rotula

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