Nagel

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Nagel

  1. A surname​.

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Menschlicher Nagel — human nail (1)
Nägel eines Elefanten — Nails of an elephant. (1)
Nägel — nails. (2)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German nagel, from Old High German nagal, from Proto-Germanic *naglaz.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈnaːɡl̩/, [ˈnaːɡəl]
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Nagel m (genitive Nagels, plural Nägel, diminutive Nägelchen n)

  1. (anatomy) A nail, the horny plate on fingers and toes of humans and certain animals which mostly consists of keratin.
  2. A nail, a man-made pointed fastener used for joining different materials by penetrating them.

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  • Russian: нагель (nagelʹ)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Nagel” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Nagel in Duden online