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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch klinker.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

klinker (plural klinkers, diminutive klinkertjie)

  1. vowel
  2. clinker (brick)
  3. hardtack

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈklɪŋ.kər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: klin‧ker
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋkər

Etymology 1Edit

From older klinkaerd, equivalent to klinken +‎ -er.

NounEdit

klinker m (plural klinkers, diminutive klinkertje n)

  1. clinker brick; (by extension) any kind of brick used for pavement
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Etymology 2Edit

From klinken +‎ -er, calque of Latin vocālis.

NounEdit

klinker m (plural klinkers, diminutive klinkertje n)

  1. (phonetics) vowel
    Synonyms: klinkletter, vocaal
  2. (uncommon, orthography) vowel letter (character that designates a vowel)
    Synonym: klinkletter
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