nagel

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See also: Nagel and Nägel

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *nagal, from Proto-Germanic *naglaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃nogʰ-. Compare Low German Nagel, German Nagel, West Frisian neil, English nail, Danish negl, Swedish nagel.

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nagel m (plural nagels, diminutive nageltje n)

  1. nail (on the fingers or toes)
  2. nail (metal pin)

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnaːɡl̩/, /ˈnaːɡəl/

Verb[edit]

nagel

  1. First-person singular present of nageln.
  2. Imperative singular of nageln.

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *naglъ. Cognate with Bulgarian нагъл (nagǎl, insolent, impertinent), Serbo-Croatian нагао/nagao, Russian наглый (naglyj, insolent, impertinent), Slovak náhly (sudden). Compare Gothic 𐌰𐌽𐌰𐌺𐍃 (anaks, sudden), Sanskrit अञ्जसा (añjasā, immediately).

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nágel (comparative náglejši, superlative nàjnáglejši)

  1. fast

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nagl (nail), from Proto-Germanic *naglaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃nogʰ-.

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Noun[edit]

nagel c

  1. (anatomy) nail; a horny plate on fingers and toes
  2. nail; a spike-shaped metal fastener used for joining wood or similar materials

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