die Klingel

(noun)

Meanings

1.
the bell
(for doors and bikes)

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Word of the Day - "lauter"

A fun look at the word "lauter", why it is much more than just "louder" and what cool things we can do with it.

Vocab:

lauten, laut, der Laut, lauter, unlauter, der Klang, läuten


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Root: *gal-

The core idea of this root was:

shouting, calling

In English, this became the word to call.

The German branch is a bit more diverse with words like klagen (to lament) and klingen, which is a general word for sounding.

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