See also: pinkel

German Edit

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɪŋkəl/
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  • Hyphenation: Pin‧kel

Etymology 1 Edit

Borrowed from Low German Pinkel, perhaps from Pink (pinkie, penis); compare Dutch pink.

Noun Edit

Pinkel m (strong, genitive Pinkels, plural Pinkel)

  1. (colloquial) dandy, toff
    Synonyms: Stutzer, Geck, Fant
    ein feiner Pinkel(please add an English translation of this usage example)
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Etymology 2 Edit

From East/Saterland Frisian pinkel (literally rectum), perhaps the word originally meant "penis" or more generally "tip, upper part," of obscure ultimate origin; perhaps related to Proto-West Germanic *pinnā or otherwise borrowed from a substrate. Compare Etymology 1 above.

Noun Edit

Pinkel f (genitive Pinkel, plural Pinkeln)

  1. (Northern Germany) type of smoked blood sausage
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