Enkel

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

“Of the Enchelei tribe”, from the name of the Enchelei, an Illyrian tribe, probably related to ngjalë (from Proto-Albanian *engella (eel).

Proper noun[edit]

Enkel m

  1. A male given name.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German enikel, enenkel, eninkel, from Old High German *eninkil (attested only in diminutive Old High German eniklīn), from Proto-Germanic *aninkilaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂en-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛŋkl̩]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Enkel m (genitive Enkels, plural Enkel, female Enkelin)

  1. grandchild
  2. grandson

Declension[edit]

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German Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German enkel, ankel, from Old Saxon enkel, ankel, from Proto-Germanic *ankulaz.

Noun[edit]

Enkel m (plural Enkels)

  1. (anatomy) ankle

Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈæŋkel/, [ˈæŋkəl]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German ankala, from Proto-Germanic *ankulaz.

Noun[edit]

Enkel m (plural Enkelen)

  1. ankle
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From German Enkel, from Old High German eniklīn.

Noun[edit]

Enkel m (plural Enkelen)

  1. grandson