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hæl

hæl

See also: hal, hel, HAL, Hal, hál, häl, and hål

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse hæll (heel), from Proto-Germanic *hanhilaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɛːl/, [hɛːˀl]

Noun

hæl c (singular definite hælen, plural indefinite hæle)

  1. (anatomy) heel

Inflection

Verb

hæl

  1. imperative of hæle

Icelandic

Noun

hæl m

  1. indefinite accusative singular of hæll
  2. indefinite dative singular of hæll

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse hæll

Noun

hæl m (definite singular hælen, indefinite plural hæler, definite plural hælene)

  1. (anatomy, also of shoes, socks etc.) a heel

Derived terms

References


Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse hæll

Noun

hæl m (definite singular hælen, indefinite plural hælar, definite plural hælane)

  1. (anatomy, also of shoes, socks etc.) a heel

Derived terms

References


Old English

Noun

hǣl n (attested only once)

  1. omen