Egel

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German egel(e), from Old High German egala (8th c.), from Proto-Germanic *egalaz, diminutive of Proto-Indo-European *h₂egʷʰ-(snake) (compare Welsh euod(sheepworm), Ancient Greek ἔχις(ékhis) ~ ὄφις(óphis), Armenian իժ()). Cognate to Dutch echel(leech).

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Egel m ‎(genitive Egels, plural Egel)

  1. leech

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External links[edit]

  • Egel in Duden online