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eng

See also: Eng, ENG, eng., Eng., -eng, and ēng

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

eng (plural engs)

  1. Roman alphabet ŋ: The Latin-based letter formed by combining the letters n and g, used in the IPA, Saami, Mende, and some Australian aboriginal languages. In the IPA, it represents the voiced velar nasal, the ng sound in running and rink.

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AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *anga, related to Lithuanian angùs (sluggish, lazy, idle), éngti (to strangle), Latvian îgt (to wear off, to languish) and Gothic 𐌰𐌲𐌲𐍅𐌿𐍃 (aggwus, narrow)[1].

AdjectiveEdit

eng m (feminine enge)

  1. deaf and dumb
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel (2000), A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, Ledien: Brill Academic Publishers, page 88

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse eng.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

eng c (singular definite engen, plural indefinite enge)

  1. A meadow.

InflectionEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *engi, from Proto-Germanic *anguz. Cognate with German eng, from Old High German engi.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

eng (comparative enger, superlative engst)

  1. narrow
  2. small
  3. scary, creepy

DeclensionEdit

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German engi.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

eng (comparative enger, superlative am engsten)

  1. narrow, tight

DeclensionEdit

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External linksEdit

  • eng in Duden online

LuxembourgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

ArticleEdit

eng f

  1. Feminine singular indefinite article; a, an
    Si huet zwéin Hënn an eng Kaz
    She has two dogs and a cat

DeclensionEdit

Luxembourgish indefinite articles
masculine feminine neuter
nom./acc. en eng en
dative engem enger engem

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

eng

  1. Nonstandard spelling of ēng.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse eng

NounEdit

eng f, m (definite singular enga or engen, indefinite plural enger, definite plural engene)

  1. meadow

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