See also: esel and æsel

Alemannic GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German esil, from Proto-West Germanic *asil, a borrowing from Late Latin asellus.

NounEdit

Esel m

  1. (Uri) ass, donkey

ReferencesEdit


GermanEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German esel, from Old High German esil, from late Proto-West Germanic *asil, which is borrowed from Late Latin asellus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʔeːzl̩/
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NounEdit

Esel m (genitive Esels, plural Esel, diminutive Eselchen n or Eselein n, female Eselin)

  1. ass, donkey

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Estonian: eesel (or from Middle Low German)
  • Lower Sorbian: ezel
  • Tok Pisin: esel

Further readingEdit

  • Esel in Duden online

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German Esel, Dutch ezel.

NounEdit

Esel m (plural Esel)

  1. ass, mule

SynonymsEdit