[<< wiktionary] Onkel
== German ==


=== Etymology ===
Borrowed from French oncle.


=== Pronunciation ===
IPA(key): /ˈɔŋkəl/
Hyphenation: On‧kel


=== Noun ===
Onkel m (genitive Onkels, plural Onkel or Onkels)

uncle


==== Usage notes ====
The most common plural is Onkel. The form Onkels is frequent in northern colloquial German and has become partly acceptable in standard usage (for example in prose, but not in elevated or official style).


==== Declension ====


==== Derived terms ====
Erbonkel
Großonkel
onkelhaft


== Hunsrik ==


=== Pronunciation ===
IPA(key): /ˈɔŋkl̩/


=== Noun ===
Onkel m (plural Onkel)

uncle


=== Further reading ===
Online Hunsrik Dictionary


== Saterland Frisian ==


=== Etymology ===
From Old Frisian onkel, from Proto-Germanic *ankulaz.


=== Noun ===
Onkel m

(anatomy) ankle


== Plautdietsch ==


=== Noun ===
Onkel m (plural Onkels)

uncle