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English

From Middle English rocke, rokke (rock formation), from Old English *rocc (rock), as in Old English stānrocc (high stone rock, peak, obelisk), and also later from Anglo-Norman roc, roce, roque (compare Modern French roc, roche, rocher), from Medieval Latin rocca (attested 767), from Vulgar Latin *rocca, of uncertain origin, sometimes said to be of Celtic (in particular, perhaps Gaulish [Term?]) origin (compare Breton roc'h).

Czech

From English rock.

Dutch

From English rock.

Finnish

From English rock

French

Borrowed from English rock.

Italian

From English

Portuguese

From English rock.

Spanish

From English rock.