ezel

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ēsel, from Old Dutch esil, from Proto-West Germanic *asil, from Late Latin asellus.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈeːzəl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: e‧zel
  • Rhymes: -eːzəl

Noun[edit]

ezel m (plural ezels, diminutive ezeltje n)

  1. donkey, ass
    Een ezel balkt: “i-aa, i-aa”.
    A donkey howls: “ee-aa, ee-aa”.
  2. fool, idiot
    Wat doen jullie nu? Stomme ezels!
    What are you doing? Dumb asses!
  3. easel
    Ezel en palet zijn onmisbare hulpmiddelen van de landschapsschilder.
    Easel and palette are essential tools of the landscape painter.
    Synonym: schildersezel

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: esel
    • Sotho: esele
  • English: easel

References[edit]

  1. ^ J. de Vries & F. de Tollenaere, "Etymologisch Woordenboek", Uitgeverij Het Spectrum, Utrecht, 1986 (14de druk)

Anagrams[edit]


Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Esel, from Old High German esil, from Proto-West Germanic *asil, from Latin asellus. Doublet of wósoł.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ezel m

  1. donkey (domestic animal)
    Synonym: wósoł

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • ezel in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ezel (definite accusative ezeli, uncountable)

  1. eternity, time stretching back without beginning

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative ezel
Definite accusative ezeli
Singular Plural
Nominative ezel
Definite accusative ezeli
Dative ezele
Locative ezelde
Ablative ezelden
Genitive ezelin

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

ezel c (plural ezels, diminutive ezeltsje or ezelke)

  1. (dated) donkey

Further reading[edit]

  • ezel”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011