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an·kle

 (ăng′kəl)
n.
1. The joint formed by the articulation of the lower leg bones with the talus. The ankle connects the foot with the leg.
2. The slender section of the leg immediately above the foot.

[Middle English ancle, ankel, partly from Old English anclēow and partly of Scandinavian origin.]
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ankle

(ˈæŋkəl)
n
1. (Anatomy) the joint connecting the leg and the foot. See talus1
2. (Anatomy) the part of the leg just above the foot
[C14: from Old Norse; related to German, Dutch enkel, Latin angulus angle1]
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an•kle

(ˈæŋ kəl)

n.
1. the joint between the foot and leg.
2. the slender part of the leg above the foot.
[before 1000; Middle English ankel, probably in part < Scandinavian (compare early Swedish ankol, Old Norse ǫkkul, c. Old High German anchal, enchil), in part continuing Middle English ancle(e), anclowe, Old English anclēow(e)]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ankle - a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talusankle - a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus
anklebone, astragal, astragalus, talus - the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
articulatio plana, gliding joint - a freely moving joint in which the articulations allow only gliding motions
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ankle

noun
Related words
technical name talus
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Translations
رُسْغ القَدَمرِسْغ القَدَم، كاحِل
kotník
ankelkno
maleolo
nilkka
gležanj
boka
ökkli
くるぶし
발목
talus
kulkšnis
potīte
gleženj
ankelfotledvrist
ข้อเท้า
mắt cá chân

ankle

[ˈæŋkl]
A. Ntobillo m
I've twisted my ankleme he torcido el tobillo
B. CPD ankle joint Narticulación f del tobillo
ankle sock N (Brit) → calcetín m tobillero
ankle strap Ntirita f tobillera
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

ankle

[ˈæŋkəl]
ncheville f
modif [injury, sprain] → à la cheville, de la cheville; [ligament] → de la chevilleankle boot nbottine fankle bracelet nbracelet m de chevilleankle-deep [ˌæŋkəlˈdiːp] adj
ankle-deep in water
He was ankle-deep in water → Il avait de l'eau jusqu'à la cheville.ankle sock n (British)socquette f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

ankle

nKnöchel m

ankle

:
ankle biter
n (Austral hum) → Kind nt, → Plage f (hum)
anklebone
nSprungbein nt
ankle boot
nHalbstiefel m
ankle bracelet
nFußkettchen nt
ankle-deep
adjknöcheltief
adv he was ankle in waterer stand bis an die Knöchel im Wasser; the field was ankle in mudauf dem Feld stand der Schlamm knöcheltief
ankle joint
nSprunggelenk nt
ankle sock
nSöckchen nt
ankle strap
nSchuhriemchen nt
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ankle

[ˈæŋkl] ncaviglia
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ankle

(ˈӕŋkl) noun
the (area around the) joint connecting the foot and leg. She has broken her ankle.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

ankle

رُسْغ القَدَم kotník ankel Knöchel αστράγαλος tobillo nilkka cheville gležanj caviglia くるぶし 발목 enkel ankel kostka tornozelo голеностопный сустав ankel ข้อเท้า ayak bileği mắt cá chân
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

an·kle

n. tobillo;
___ bonehueso del ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ankle

n tobillo; — jerk reflejo aquíleo
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