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linge

See also: lînge

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English lengen (to linger), from Old English lengan (toy make long, lengthen), from Proto-Germanic *langijaną (to make long). Cognate with Scots ling (to lengthen, prolong, delay; tarry, continue). More at linger.

VerbEdit

linge (third-person singular simple present linges, present participle linging, simple past and past participle linged)

  1. (intransitive, UK, dialectal) To work hard; swink; dree.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin līneus.

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NounEdit

linge m (plural linges)

  1. linen
  2. cloth
  3. (Switzerland) towel
  4. (Quebec, invariable) clothing

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IrishEdit

VerbEdit

linge

  1. present subjunctive analytic of ling

Usage notesEdit

Used with a noun or pronoun as the subject.


LatinEdit

VerbEdit

linge

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of lingō

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lingere, present active infinitive of lingō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

a linge (third-person singular present linge, past participle lins3rd conj.

  1. (transitive) to lick

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