klokke

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Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

klokke

  1. plural of klok

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse klokka, from Middle Low German klocke, 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).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /klɔkə/, [ˈkʰl̥ʌɡ̊ə]

Noun[edit]

klokke c (singular definite klokken, plural indefinite klokker)

  1. bell (a percussive instrument)
  2. bell (something shaped like the instrument, i.e. as an inverted)
  3. bell (an instrument giving a signal, e.g. a doorbell or a bell in a school)
  4. time, hour, o'clock (the hours and minuts)
    Hvad er klokken?
    What time is it?
    Jeg kommer tilbage klokken 6.
    I will be back at 6 o'clock.
  5. (rare) watch

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈklɔkə/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

For the etymology of the noun, see klok. The adverb is a temporal dative of the same.

Noun[edit]

klokke f (plural klokken, diminutive klokje n)

  1. (obsolete) Alternative form of klok

Adverb[edit]

klokke

  1. (formal, dated) Exactly at a given time.
    Synonym: stipt
    Klokke 17:00 ving de ceremonie aan.The ceremony began at 17:00 exactly.

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

klokke

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of klokken

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse klokka, from Middle Low German klocke, 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).

Noun[edit]

klokke f or m (definite singular klokka or klokken, indefinite plural klokker, definite plural klokkene)

  1. watch
  2. clock
  3. bell (large, such as a church bell; or small, such as a doorbell)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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 klokke (fleirtyding) on Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse klokka, from Middle Low German klocke, 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).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

klokke f (definite singular klokka, indefinite plural klokker, definite plural klokkene)

  1. watch
  2. clock
  3. bell

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