Definition of çengel
From Avestan anku- "hook".
PIE *ankulo-, suffixed form of root *ang-/*ank- "to bend".
Latin angulus "an angle, a corner",
Old French angle "an angle, a corner",
Greek ankylos "bent, crooked"
Latin ang(u)ere "to compress in a bend, fold, strangle",
Old Church Slavonic aglu "corner",
Lithuanian anka "loop",
Sanskrit ankah "hook, bent" angam "limb",
Old English ancleo "ankle"
Old High German ango "hook".
The name of Eng, Ing or Ang (as in England) derives from the root word;
Latin Angli "the Angles," literally "people of Angul", a region in what is now Holstein, said to be so-called for its hook-like shape or the name might refer to fishing (with hooks) as a main activity of the people, and Proto-Germanic *anguz is said also to have meant "narrow," so it might refer to shallow coastal waters.