klomp

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Dutch klomp.

Noun[edit]

klomp ‎(plural klomps)

  1. A Dutch wooden clog.
    • 1900, William Elliot Griffis, The American in Holland
      Elisha could have saved his ox-yokes and made a farewell feast out of his shoes, had he been a Dutchman. The cast-off klomps of Holland must, in the course of a year, form a considerable addition to the stock of fuel.

Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch clompe ‎(lump or mass of metal, wooden shoe, clump), from Old Dutch *klumpo, from Proto-Germanic *klumpô ‎(lump, clump, mass; clasp), from Proto-Indo-European *glembʰ- ‎(clamp, mass). Cognate with Old Frisian klumpa, English clump, Low German Klump, German Klumpen. Related to clamp.

Noun[edit]

Souvenirklompjes
Souvenir clogs

klomp m ‎(plural klompen, diminutive klompje n)

  1. Wooden shoe, clog.