neil

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See also: Neil and néil

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

neil

  1. Alternative form of nayl

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian neil, from Proto-Germanic *naglaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃nogʰ-.

Noun[edit]

neil c (plural neilen or neils, diminutive neiltsje)

  1. nail (on fingers or toes)
  2. nail (metal spike)

Further reading[edit]

  • neil”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011