engel

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch engel.

Noun[edit]

engel (plural engele)

  1. angel

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse engill (angel), borrowed from Old Saxon engil and/or Old English enġel, from Proto-West Germanic *angil, which is borrowed via Latin angelus, from Ancient Greek ἄγγελος (ángelos, messenger).

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engel c (singular definite englen or engelen, plural indefinite engle)

  1. angel

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch engel, from Old Dutch engil, from Latin angelus, from Ancient Greek ἄγγελος (ángelos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛŋəl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: en‧gel
  • Rhymes: -ɛŋəl

Noun[edit]

engel m (plural engelen, diminutive engeltje n)

  1. angel

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  • Afrikaans: engel

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch engil, from Latin angelus, from Ancient Greek ἄγγελος (ángelos).

Noun[edit]

engel m

  1. angel, servant of God
  2. fallen angel

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

engel

  1. Alternative form of aungel

Middle High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German engil.

Noun[edit]

engel m

  1. angel

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἄγγελος (ángelos), via Old Norse engill

Noun[edit]

engel m (definite singular engelen, indefinite plural engler, definite plural englene)

  1. an angel

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἄγγελος (ángelos), via Old Norse engill

Noun[edit]

engel m (definite singular engelen, indefinite plural englar, definite plural englane)

  1. an angel

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *angil, borrowed from Latin angelus, itself borrowed from Ancient Greek ἄγγελος (ángelos, messenger).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈen.jel/, [ˈen.d͡ʒel]

Noun[edit]

enġel m

  1. angel
    Slǣp þū swōte. Iċ hopiġe þæt þē mǣte be englum.
    Sleep thou sweetly. I hope you dream about angels.

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Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

engel (definite accusative engeli, plural engeller)

  1. obstacle

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