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navel

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A navel.

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From Old English nafela. Compare Persian ناف (naf), Estonian naba, Finnish napa, German Nabel.

Noun

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navel

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  1. (anatomy) The indentation or bump remaining in the abdomen of mammals where the umbilical cord was attached before birth.

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Pronunciation

Noun

navel m. (plural s, diminutive tje)

  1. navel

Swedish

Noun

Inflection for navel Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative navel naveln navlar navlarna
Genitive navels navelns navlars navlarnas
  1. navel

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