From Middle High German ōse, from Middle Low German ōse, from Old Saxon *ōsi, *onsi, from Proto-Germanic *ansijō (“loop, handle”), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ensehᵃ- (“loop, hook, handle”). Compare also Öhr.
Öse f (genitive Öse, plural Ösen)
- eye (of the needle)
Declension of Öse
- Öse in Duden online