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Fingernails

EtymologyEdit

From finger +‎ nail. Compare German Fingernagel, Dutch vingernagel, Danish fingernegl, Norwegian fingernegl, Swedish fingernagel, Icelandic fingurnögl.

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈfɪŋɡɚˌneɪl/
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NounEdit

fingernail (plural fingernails)

  1. The hard, flat translucent covering near the tip of a human finger, useful for scratching and fine manipulation.

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