Nickel

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

One of the variant spellings of Nichol, a Middle English vernacular form of the given name Nicholas.

Proper noun[edit]

Nickel

  1. A patronymic surname​.

Anagrams[edit]


German[edit]

Chemical element
Ni
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Etymology[edit]

A pet form of the proper masculine name Nikolaus, see also Old Nick "the devil" and Nicholas.

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “"Old Nick" is well interesting, but does not explain anything, does it?”)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɪkəl/, [ˈnɪkl̩]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Nickel n (genitive Nickels, no plural)

  1. nickel (a silvery elemental metal with an atomic number of 28 and symbol Ni).

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

Nickel m (genitive Nickels, plural Nickel)

  1. A coin of ten pfennigs

Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Nickel n

  1. nickel

Noun[edit]

Nickel n (plural Nickel)

  1. coin

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