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See also: Esel and æsel

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch ezel.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

esel (plural esels, diminutive eseltjie)

  1. donkey, ass
    Synonym: donkie

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

esik +‎ -el

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛʃɛl]
  • Hyphenation: esel

VerbEdit

esel

  1. second-person singular indicative present indefinite of esik

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch esil, from Late Latin asellus.

NounEdit

ēsel m

  1. donkey
  2. fool, idiot

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • esel”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • esel”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle Low German esel, from Old Saxon esil, from late Proto-Germanic *asiluz, from Latin asellus, from Late Latin asellus (ass, donkey).

NounEdit

esel n (definite singular eselet or eslet, indefinite plural esel or esler, definite plural esla or eslene)

  1. a donkey or ass (a domestic or wild animal)

Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle Low German esel, from Old Saxon esil, from late Proto-Germanic *asiluz, from Latin asellus, from Late Latin asellus (ass, donkey).

NounEdit

esel n (definite singular eselet, indefinite plural esel, definite plural esla)

  1. a donkey or ass