Angle

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See also: angle, anglè, anglė, and -angle

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Anglus, in turn borrowed from a Germanic source (compare Old English Ængle/Engle (Angle)). Probably derived from the toponym Angle, related to *anguz "narrow, tight; tapering, angular", either indicating the "narrow" water (i.e. the Schlei estuary), or the "angular" shape of the peninsula.

Folk etymology linking the word to English angel or any antecedents is demonstrably false.

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Angle (plural Angles)

  1. (historical) A member of a Germanic tribe first mentioned by Tacitus, one of several which invaded Britain and merged to become the Anglo-Saxons.

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

Angle

  1. vocative singular of Anglus

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Etymology[edit]

From French Anglais

Noun[edit]

Angle (feminine Anglez)

  1. English person