tægel

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *taglą, from Proto-Indo-European *dek-. Cognate with Middle Low German tagel (twisted whip), Old High German zagal (animal’s tail) (dialectical German Zagel), Old Norse tagl (horse’s or cow’s tail), Gothic 𐍄𐌰𐌲𐌻 (tagl, hair of the head); and, beyond Germanic, with Old Irish dūal (lock of hair).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tæġel ? (nominative plural tæġlas)

  1. a tail