ezel

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch esel, from Old Dutch, borrowed from Latin asinus (donkey), or from late Proto-Germanic *asiluz, from Late Latin asellus.[1] Cognates include English ass and easel.

Noun[edit]

ezel m (plural ezels, diminutive ezeltje n)

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

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References[edit]

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

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Esel, from Old High German esil, from Proto-Germanic *asiluz, from Latin asellus.

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Noun[edit]

ezel m

  1. donkey (domestic animal)

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References[edit]

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

West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ezel c (plural ezels)

  1. donkey