Engel

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Czech[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Engel ?

  1. A surname​.

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛŋl̩/
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German engel, from Old High German engil from Ancient Greek ἄγγελος (ángelos). Cognate with English angel.

Noun[edit]

Engel m (genitive Engels, plural Engel, diminutive Engelchen n or Engellein n or Engelein n or Englein n)

  1. angel
    Wisst ihr nicht, dass wir über die Engel richten werden?
    Do you not know that we will judge angels?
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Etymology 2[edit]

Short form of given names beginning with Engel-, such as Engelbert. Also a nickname for someone with an angelic disposition, or for someone living in a house with a sign of an angel.

Proper noun[edit]

Engel ? (genitive Engel)

  1. A surname​.

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Noun[edit]

Engel m (plural Engelen)

  1. angel

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German engel, from Old High German engil, from Proto-Germanic *angiluz, from Latin angelus, from Ancient Greek ἄγγελος (ángelos). Cf. German Engel.

Noun[edit]

Engel m (plural Engel)

  1. angel (celestial being, messenger)