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See also: بنك‎, تنك‎, بنگ, and تنک

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PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Iranian *tánuš, from Proto-Iranian *tánuš, from Proto-Indo-European *ténh₂us (thin), from *ten- (to stretch). Cognate with Old Armenian թանկ (tʿank), an Iranian borrowing. Related to Latin tenuis, Latvian tievs (thin), Ancient Greek τανυ- (tanu-), Sanskrit तनु (tanú, thin), Old English þynne (whence English thin).

AdjectiveEdit

Dari Persian تنگ
Iranian Persian تنگ
Tajiki Persian танг (tang)

تنگ (tang) (comparative تنگ‌تر‎, superlative تنگ‌ترین‎)

  1. narrow, strait; tight

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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

تنگ (tong)

  1. flagon
  2. carafe

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian تنگ(tang).

AdjectiveEdit

تنگ (tãṅg) (Hindi spelling तंग)

  1. tight, narrow
  2. troubled, distressed, vexed
  3. distracted, bothered

Derived termsEdit