Augapfel

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German ougapfel, from Old High German ougapful, augaphul, from Proto-Germanic *augaaplaz, equivalent to Auge (eye) +‎ Apfel (apple). Cognate with Old English ēagæppel (apple of the eye; pupil).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaʊ̯kˌʔapfl̩/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Augapfel m (genitive Augapfels, plural Augäpfel)

  1. eyeball
  2. apple of somebody's eye

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