ezel

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ēsel, from Old Dutch esil, from Proto-Germanic *asiluz, 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]

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-Germanic *asiluz, from Latin asellus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ezel m

  1. donkey (domestic animal)
    Synonym: wósoł

Declension[edit]

References[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]

Noun[edit]

ezel c (plural ezels)

  1. donkey