knuddeln

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Central German and German Low German dialects; derived from a group of words meaning “knob, knot”. Compare Ripuarian Knüddel(knot), Middle Dutch knodde(knob). These words belong to the large group of stems related with Knoten(knot). The original sense of the verb is “to embrace tightly”; compare English squeeze in the same sense.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈknʊdəln/, [ˈknʊdəln], [ˈknʊdl̩n]
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Verb[edit]

knuddeln ‎(third-person singular simple present knuddelt, past tense knuddelte, past participle geknuddelt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to cuddle

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