German translation: Niednägel

20:14 Oct 1, 2004
English to German translations [PRO]
Cosmetics, Beauty
English term or phrase: hangnails
I know what hangnails are... but is there a German term?

This is just for reference (not the sentence I need translated):
Hangnails are tiny pieces of skin that is still attached to the base or side of the nail. The usual cause... dried cuticles.

Thanks :-)
Local time: 19:50
German translation:Niednägel
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United States
Local time: 12:50
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Danke, Norbert & Co. :-)
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United States
Local time: 12:50
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
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Danke, Norbert & Co. :-)

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