engill

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse engill.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

engill m (genitive singular engils, nominative plural englar)

  1. angel

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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).

Noun[edit]

engill m

  1. angel

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Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: engill
  • Faroese: eingill
  • Norwegian:
  • Danish: engel
  • Old Swedish: ængil, engil
  • Gutnish: änggel

References[edit]

  • engill”, in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press