claxon

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See also: claxón

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

claxon (plural claxons)

  1. Alternative spelling of klaxon.
    • 2007, Thomas E. Lightburn, chapter 11, in The Shield and the Shark, Cambridge: Vanguard Press, →ISBN, page 173:
      When the claxon sounded they immediately stopped what they were doing and uncovered the Oerlikon. Paddy, who was ammunition feeder, stood by while Jock trained the 20mm gun around.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English klaxon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈklɑk.sɔn/, (dated) /ˈklɛk.sɔn/
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  • Hyphenation: cla‧xon

Noun[edit]

claxon m (plural claxons, diminutive claxonnetje n)

  1. horn (especially on a motor vehicle)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French klaxon

Noun[edit]

claxon n (plural claxoane)

  1. klaxon

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Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English klaxon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈklaɡson/, [ˈklaɣ̞.sõn]

Noun[edit]

claxon m (plural cláxones)

  1. horn (loud alarm, especially on a motor vehicle)
    Synonym: bocina

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