klok

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Afrikaans[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch klok, from Middle Dutch clocke, from Old Dutch *klokka, from Old Irish clocc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /klɔk/
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Noun[edit]

klok (plural klokke, diminutive klokkie)

  1. clock

Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From early modern klokke, from Middle Dutch clocke, from Old Dutch *klokka, from Old Irish clocc, from Proto-Celtic *klokkos (bell), ultimately of onomatopoeic origin. In Early Modern Dutch, too, klokke still referred primarily to a bell, which is the word's original meaning and from which sense the word klokkentoren (bell tower) for example derives; the sense clock is a relatively recent development.

Noun[edit]

klok f (plural klokken, diminutive klokje n)

  1. clock
    Synonym: uurwerk
  2. (informal) watch, wristwatch
    Synonym: horloge
  3. bell
  4. protective cloche
  5. (often diminutive) something bell-shaped, as some flowers
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: klok
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: klok
  • Jersey Dutch: klök
  • Negerhollands: klok, klock
  • Papiamentu: klòk, klok
  • West Frisian: klok

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

klok

  1. first-person singular present indicative of klokken
  2. imperative of klokken

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse klókr, from Middle Low German klok

Adjective[edit]

klok (neuter singular klokt, definite singular and plural kloke, comparative klokere, indefinite superlative klokest, definite superlative klokeste)

  1. wise

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse klókr, from Middle Low German klok

Adjective[edit]

klok (masculine and feminine klok, neuter klokt, definite singular and plural kloke, comparative klokare, indefinite superlative klokast, definite superlative klokaste)

  1. wise

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish kloker, from Old Norse klókr, from Middle Low German klôk. Arguably from Proto-Germanic *klōkaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

klok (comparative klokare, superlative klokast)

  1. wise, intelligent

Declension[edit]

Inflection of klok
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular klok klokare klokast
Neuter singular klokt klokare klokast
Plural kloka klokare klokast
Masculine plural3 kloke klokare klokast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 kloke klokare klokaste
All kloka klokare klokaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Noun[edit]

klok

  1. Alternative form of kilok

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

klok (nominative plural kloks)

  1. bell

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