AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

“Of the Enchelei tribe”, from the name of the Enchelei, an Illyrian tribe, probably related to ngjalë (from Proto-Albanian *engellā (eel)).

Proper nounEdit

Enkel m

  1. A male given name.

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German enikel, enenkel, eninkel, from Old High German *eninkil (attested only in diminutive Old High German eniklīn), from Proto-Germanic *aninkilaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂en-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛŋkl̩]
  • (file)

NounEdit

Enkel m (genitive Enkels, plural Enkel, female Enkelin)

  1. grandchild
  2. grandson

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


German Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German enkel, ankel, from Old Saxon enkel, ankel, from Proto-Germanic *ankulaz.

NounEdit

Enkel m (plural Enkels)

  1. (anatomy) ankle

LuxembourgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈæŋkel/, [ˈæŋkəl]

Etymology 1Edit

From Old High German ankala, from Proto-Germanic *ankulaz.

NounEdit

Enkel m (plural Enkelen)

  1. ankle
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From German Enkel, from Old High German eniklīn.

NounEdit

Enkel m (plural Enkelen)

  1. grandson