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winkel

See also: Winkel

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch winkel (corner), from Old Dutch winkel, from Proto-Germanic *winkilaz, from Proto-Indo-European *weng- (to bend, bow, arch, curve). Cognate with German Winkel, Old English wincel. The meaning "shop" is derived from the meaning "corner in which merchandise is stalled".

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NounEdit

winkel m (plural winkels, diminutive winkeltje n)

  1. shop (an establishment that sells goods to the public).
  2. (obsolete) corner, as in winkelhaak

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VerbEdit

winkel

  1. first-person singular present indicative of winkelen
  2. imperative of winkelen