See also: engel

EnglishEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Engel (plural Engels)

  1. A surname.

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CzechEdit

Proper nounEdit

Engel ?

  1. A surname.

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛŋl̩/
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German engel, from Old High German engil from Ancient Greek ἄγγελος (ángelos). Cognate with English angel.

NounEdit

Engel m (genitive Engels, plural Engel, diminutive Engelchen n or Engellein n or Engelein n or Englein n)

  1. angel
    • 1997 April 1, Rammstein (lyrics and music), “Engel”, in Sehnsucht [Longing]:
      Gott weiß, ich will kein Engel sein
      God knows, I don't want to be an angel
    Wisst ihr nicht, dass wir über die Engel richten werden?
    Do you not know that we will judge angels?
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Etymology 2Edit

Short form of given names beginning with Engel-, such as Engelbert. Also a nickname for someone with an angelic disposition, or for someone living in a house with a sign of an angel.

Proper nounEdit

Engel ? (genitive Engel)

  1. A surname, from given names.

Further readingEdit

  • Engel” in Duden online
  • Engel” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Engel in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891

LuxembourgishEdit

NounEdit

Engel m (plural Engelen)

  1. angel

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German engel, from Old High German engil, from Proto-West Germanic *angil, borrowed from Latin angelus, itself from Ancient Greek ἄγγελος (ángelos).

NounEdit

Engel m (plural Engel)

  1. angel (celestial being, messenger)