nokken etymology

Dutch word nokken comes from Proto-Germanic *knu-, Proto-Germanic - kōną, and later Proto-Germanic *knukōną (To pound on; beat on; knock.)

Detailed word origin of nokken

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*knu- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
- kōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*knukōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To pound on; beat on; knock.
cnocian Old English (ang) To knock.
knocken Middle English (enm)
cnokien Middle English (enm)
knock English (eng) (automotive) Preignition, a type of abnormal combustion occurring in spark ignition engines caused by self-ignition or the characteristic knocking sound associated with it.. (cricket) a batsman's innings.. (cycling). (figurative) criticism. An abrupt rapping sound, as from an impact of a hard object against wood. An impact. (ambitransitive, dated) To bump or impact.. (colloquial) To [...]
nokken Dutch (nld)

Words with the same origin as nokken

Descendants of *knu-
knokken knokploeg nak nakkie