klocca

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Old High German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin clocca, probably of Celtic origin, from Proto-Celtic *klokkos (bell) (compare Welsh cloch, Irish clog), from Proto-Indo-European *klēg-, *klōg- (onomatopoeia).

Akin to Old Norse klokka.

Noun[edit]

klocca f

  1. bell
  2. clock

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle High German: glocke, glogge