kló

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See also: klo and Klo

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse kló, from Proto-Germanic *klawō.

Noun[edit]

kló f (genitive singular klóar, nominative plural klær)

  1. claw, talon
    Kettir hafa beittar klær. – Cats have sharp claws.
  2. (electronics) plug
    Stingdu klónni í þriðju innstunguna. – Insert the plug into the third socket.
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Shortening of klósett.

Noun[edit]

kló n (genitive singular klós, nominative plural kló)

  1. (informal) loo, toilet
    Bíddu augnablik meðan ég skrepp á klóið. – Wait a moment while I go to the toilet.
Declension[edit]

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *klawō, whence also Old English clawu (English claw), Old Frisian klawe (West Frisian klau), Old Saxon klawa, Dutch klauw, Old High German klāwa, chlāwa (German Klaue).

Noun[edit]

kló f

  1. claw, talon

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian: klo f
  • Swedish: klo c