klinker

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

klinker (countable and uncountable, plural klinkers)

  1. Dated form of clinker.

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch klinker.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

klinker (plural klinkers, diminutive klinkertjie)

  1. vowel
  2. clinker (brick)
  3. hardtack

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈklɪŋ.kər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: klin‧ker
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋkər

Etymology 1[edit]

From older klinkaerd, equivalent to klinken +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

klinker m (plural klinkers, diminutive klinkertje n)

  1. clinker brick; (by extension) any kind of brick used for pavement
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Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: klinker
  • Negerhollands: klinker
  • English: clinker
  • German: Klinker
  • Papiamentu: klenker, klenku
  • West Frisian: klinkert

Etymology 2[edit]

From klinken +‎ -er, calque of Latin vocālis.

Noun[edit]

klinker m (plural klinkers, diminutive klinkertje n)

  1. (phonetics) vowel
    Synonyms: klinkletter, vocaal
    Coordinate term: medeklinker
  2. (uncommon, orthography) vowel letter (character that designates a vowel)
    Synonym: klinkletter
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