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Vogel

See also: vogel, vogël, vögel, and Vögel

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Vogel

  1. a lunar crater, named after Hermann Carl Vogel

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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German fogal, from Proto-Germanic *fuglaz; possibly related to *fleuganą ("to fly") through dissimilation from earlier **fluglaz. Cognate with Low German Vagel, Dutch vogel, English fowl, Danish fugl, Swedish fågel.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfoːɡəl/, [ˈfoːɡəl], [ˈfoːɡl̩]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Vo‧gel

NounEdit

Vogel m (genitive Vogels, plural Vögel, diminutive Vögelchen n or Vöglein n)

  1. a bird
  2. (colloquial, slang) an idiot, a dimwitted person
    Was für ein Vogel bist denn du? — How dumb are you?
    Junge, du bist so ein Vogel. — Dude, you are such an idiot.
  3. (military, slang) a kite, an aeroplane; in general any aircraft
    Lasst uns den Vogel in die Luft bringen. — Let's take off with this kite.

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Vogel

  1. A common surname originating as a nickname, or as an occupational name for a catcher of birds.

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