See also: Winkel

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch winkel, from Middle Dutch winkel (corner), from Old Dutch winkel, from Proto-Germanic *winkilaz, from Proto-Indo-European *weng- (to bend, bow, arch, curve).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

winkel (plural winkels, diminutive winkeltjie)

  1. shop

DescendantsEdit

  • Sotho: leebenkele
  • Xhosa: ivenkile

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɪŋkəl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: win‧kel
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋkəl

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch winkel (corner), from Old Dutch winkel, from Proto-Germanic *winkilaz, from Proto-Indo-European *weng- (to bend, bow, arch, curve). Cognate with German Winkel, Old English wincel. The meaning "shop" is derived from the meaning "corner in which merchandise is stalled".

NounEdit

winkel m (plural winkels, diminutive winkeltje n)

  1. shop (an establishment that sells goods to the public).
    Synonyms: boetiek, handel, zaak
  2. (obsolete) corner, as in winkelhaak
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

winkel

  1. first-person singular present indicative of winkelen
  2. imperative of winkelen