nædl

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *nēþlō. Cognate with Old Frisian nādle, Old Saxon nādla, Old Dutch nālda, Old High German nādala, Old Norse nál, Gothic 𐌽𐌴𐌸𐌻𐌰 (nēþla).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nǣdl f

  1. needle
    Iċ tēah þone þrǣd þurh þǣre nǣdle ēaġe.
    I pulled the thread through the eye of the needle.

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: nedle