Finger

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English, German, and Jewish surname, from the noun finger.

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Finger

  1. A surname​.
  2. A city in Tennessee.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vinger, Old High German fingar, from Proto-West Germanic *fingr, from Proto-Germanic *fingraz, from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷrós. Compare Low German Finger, Dutch vinger, English finger, Danish finger.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɪŋɐ/
  • Hyphenation: Fin‧ger
  • (file)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Finger m (genitive Fingers, plural Finger, diminutive Fingerchen n or Fingerlein n)

  1. finger

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German Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon fingar

Noun[edit]

Finger m (plural Finger or Fingern or Fingers)

  1. finger (of the hand)

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References[edit]

  • Der neue SASS: Plattdeutsches Wörterbuch, Plattdeutsch - Hochdeutsch, Hochdeutsch - Plattdeutsch. Plattdeutsche Rechtschreibung, sixth revised edition (2011, →ISBN, Wachholtz Verlag, Neumünster)

Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vinger, from Old High German fingar.

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Noun[edit]

Finger m (plural Finger, diminutive Fingerche)

  1. finger
    Sie hod lange Finger.
    She has long fingers.

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Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vinger, from Old High German fingar. Compare German Finger, Dutch vinger, English finger.

Noun[edit]

Finger m (plural Finger)

  1. finger

Saterland Frisian[edit]

n Finger.

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian finger, from Proto-West Germanic *fingr. Cognates include West Frisian finger and German Finger.

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Noun[edit]

Finger m (plural Fingere)

  1. finger

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References[edit]

  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “Finger”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN