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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch ocsele, probably from Old Dutch *uokusala, which can be loosely compared to Old English ocusta (armpit), Old High German uohasa (armpit).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oksel m (plural oksels, diminutive okseltje n)

  1. armpit

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

oksel f (definite singular oksla, indefinite plural oksler, definite plural okslene)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 1938; superseded by aksel