Focal an Lae #253
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: clog (KLOG) [klog]

Meaning: clog = bell, clock

Usage:

History: Old Irish “cloc”, Welsh “cloch” and Breton “kloh” (all meaning “bell”) come from the Indo-European root *kleg- (to cry, sound). English cognates include “clang” and “laugh”.

Scottish Gaelic: clag

2008-06-19 CPD