See also: Klingeln

German edit

Etymology edit

klingen +‎ -eln (iterative suffix)

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈklɪŋl̩n/, /ˈklɪŋəln/
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Verb edit

klingeln (weak, third-person singular present klingelt, past tense klingelte, past participle geklingelt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to ring (to produce the sound of a bell or a similar sound)
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, number 22, page 132:
      Hastig beantwortet er die Fragen, während ohne Unterlass das Telefon klingelt.
      Hastily he answers the questions while the telephone is ringing without intermission.

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Further reading edit

  • klingeln” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • klingeln” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • klingeln” in Duden online
  • klingeln” in OpenThesaurus.de