klingen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German klingen, Old High German klingan, from Proto-Germanic *klinganą. More at clink.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈklɪŋən/
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋn̩
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Verb[edit]

klingen (class 3 strong, third-person singular simple present klingt, past tense klang, past participle geklungen, past subjunctive klänge, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive) to ring; to clink
  2. (intransitive, also figuratively) to sound
    Synonym: tönen (Switzerland)
    Alle Glocken klingen unterschiedlich.All bells sound differently.
    Das klingt nach einer guten Idee.This sounds like a good idea.

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Noun[edit]

klingen m

  1. definite singular of klinge