English to Afrikaans Meaning :: agnail

Agnail :
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Noun(1) a loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail; tearing it produces a painful sore that is easily infected

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(1) What is an agnail on your hand?(2) In taking care of the royal feet, M Sitts showed such skill that his Majesty one day asked him to remove an agnail from one of his fingers.(3) What can we count for, if we frighten them with broken nails and agnail since first moments?(4) Modern English hangnail is said to derive from Old English agnail , not related to hanging or nails, but rather referring to a painful corn on the foot and derived from a Proto-Indo-European root meaning ‘tight’ or ‘painful’.(5) It reduces the possibility of, and in fact, counteracts the appearance of agnails and skin outgrowth.
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