The Alternative Icelandic Dictionary: kló

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kló pronunciation
  • /kʰlouː/ {{rhymes}}
etymology 1 From Old Norse kló, from Proto-Germanic *klawō.
noun: {{is-noun}}
  1. claw, talon Kettir hafa beittar klær. – Cats have sharp claws.
  2. (electronics) plug Stingdu klónni í þriðju innstunguna. – Insert the plug into the third socket.
etymology 2 Shortening of klósett.
noun: {{is-noun}}
  1. (informal) loo, toilet Bíddu augnablik meðan ég skrepp á klóið. – Wait a moment while I go to the toilet.

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