Schnabel

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From Middle High German snabel, from Old High German snabul, from Proto-Germanic *snabulaz (snout, muzzle), from Proto-Indo-European *ksnew- (to scratch, rub). Cognate with Saterland Frisian Snoabel (beak, bill), Old English snofl (mucus, snivel).

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Schnabel m (genitive Schnabels, plural Schnäbel, diminutive Schnäbelchen n or Schnäblein n)

  1. beak, bill, pecker
  2. spout

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