Gelenk

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gelenke (joint, bend, waist), from Old High German gilenki, gihlenki (abdomen), from Proto-Germanic *gahlankiją, from *hlankaz (flexible, lank, slender). Related to Middle High German lanke (hip, flank, loin), from Old High German hlanka (side, flank, hip, loin).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈlɛŋk/, [ɡəˈlɛŋkʰ]
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Noun[edit]

Gelenk n (genitive Gelenkes or Gelenks, plural Gelenke)

  1. joint
    Synonym: Geleich

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