klaar etymology

Dutch word klaar comes from Proto-Indo-European *kelh₁-, and later Latin clarus (Clear, bright. Renowned, famous. Upstanding, respected.)

Detailed word origin of klaar

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kelh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*klāros Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
clarus Latin (lat) Clear, bright. Renowned, famous. Upstanding, respected.
cler Old French (fro) Bright, well-lit, not dark. Clear (visible).
clair French (fra) (of a color) light (having a light shade, not dark). Clear (see-through). Clear (understandable) Clearly Light.
cler Middle French (frm) Bright, well-lit, not dark. Clear (visible).
claer Middle Dutch (dum)
klaar Dutch (nld) Clear. Finished. Ready.

Words with the same origin as klaar

Descendants of *kelh₁-
aanhaling ademhaling afhaalchinees asemhaling claimen haalbaar halen herhaaldelijk kalender leuk loeien loeken look nomenclatuur onthaalpagina ophaalbrug opklaren reclame schout schuld sollen verklaren verklaring zullen