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Glocken

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German glocke, glogge, from Old High German klocca, from Late Latin clocca, probably of Celtic origin, from Proto-Celtic *klokkos (bell) (compare Welsh cloch, Irish clog), from Proto-Indo-European *klēg-, *klōg- (onomatopoeia).

Cognate with Vilamovian głok.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡlɔkə/
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  • Hyphenation: Glo‧cke; pre-1996: Glok‧ke

NounEdit

Glocke f (genitive Glocke, plural Glocken, diminutive Glöckchen n)

  1. bell (percussive instrument)

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Pennsylvania GermanEdit

NounEdit

Glocke

  1. plural of Glock