oksel

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ocsele, probably from Old Dutch *uokusala, which can be loosely compared to Old English ocusta (armpit), Old High German uohasa (armpit).

Noun[edit]

oksel m (plural oksels, diminutive okseltje n)

  1. (anatomy) armpit

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

oksel f (definite singular oksla, indefinite plural oksler, definite plural okslene)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 1938; superseded by aksel