Reklam etymology


Swedish word reklam comes from Latin clamare, French réclamer, Latin re-, and later German Reklame (Advertisement.)

Etymology of reklam

Detailed word origin of reklam

Dictionary entry Language Definition
clamare Latin (lat)
réclamer French (fr) (transitive) to claim, reclaim. (transitive) to object. (transitive) to protest.
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
reclamare Latin (lat)
réclame French (fr) (by extension) all similar advertising. A falconry call and sign for the bird of prey to return to the falconer; reclaim. A small, commercial advert, originally in the printed press.
Reklame German (de) Advertisement.
reklam Swedish (sv) Advertisement (commercial solicitation).