knobbel

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch knobbe, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *knappô (button). Compare regional German Knubbel as well as Knopf (button).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /knɔbəl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: knob‧bel
  • Rhymes: -ɔbəl

Noun[edit]

knobbel m (plural knobbels, diminutive knobbeltje n)

  1. knob, knot, lump
  2. (figuratively) an aptitude for something

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