knokkel

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Etymology[edit]

Related to knook (bone) and knekel (bone), ultimately from a diminutive of Proto-Germanic *knuck- ("bone"). Compare English knuckle, German Knöchel, Knochen, Danish kno, Swedish knoge.

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Noun[edit]

knokkel m (plural knokkels, diminutive knokkeltje n)

  1. finger-joint; knuckle

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