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).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛnɡəl/, [ˈɛŋl̩]

Noun[edit]

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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Descendants[edit]

  • 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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Further reading[edit]

  • inghel”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • engel (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

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]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *angiluz, borrowed from Latin angelus, from Ancient Greek angelos ("messenger"). Cognate with Old Frisian engel, Old Saxon engil, Old High German engil, Old Norse engill. (Gothic aggilus was apparently borrowed directly from the Greek.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈen.d͡ʒel/, [ˈeɲ.d͡ʒel]

Noun[edit]

enġel m

  1. angel
    Slǣp þū swōte. Iċ hopiġe þæt þē mǣte be englum.
    Sleep well. I hope you dream about angels.
    Sēfte and gōd swā enġel hēo is.
    She's as gentle and kind as an angel.

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Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

engel (definite accusative engeli, plural engeller)

  1. obstacle

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