vogel

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See also: vogël, vögel, Vogel, and Vögel

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch fogal, vogal, from Proto-Germanic *fuglaz. Cognate with Low German Vagel, German Vogel, West Frisian fûgel, English fowl, Danish fugl, Swedish fågel.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfoːgl̩/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: vo‧gel

Noun[edit]

vogel m (plural vogels or vogelen, diminutive vogeltje n)

  1. A bird, feathered animal
  2. A gaai, a feathered target in archery or shooting
  3. (figuratively) A dude

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References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

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