Assamese

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Etymology

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Inherited from Sanskrit টঙ্ক (ṭaṅka, leg). Cognate with Sylheti ꠑꠦꠋ (ṭéṅ), Rohingya théng, Bengali ঠেং (ṭheṅ), Nepali टाङ (ṭāṅ) / टाँग (ṭā̃g), Hindi टांग / Urdu ٹانگ (ṭāṅg), Marathi टांग (ṭāṅga).

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Noun

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ঠেং (theṅ)

  1. non-human leg
    কুকুৰৰ ঠেং চাৰিখনkukuror theṅ sarikhon.A dog has four legs.

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Bengali

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Inherited from Ashokan Prakrit *𑀞𑁂𑀗𑁆𑀕 (*ṭheṅga, leg, stick), of substrate origin. Cognate with Sylheti ꠑꠦꠋ (ṭéṅ), Rohingya théng, Assamese ঠেং (theṅ), Hindi ठेंगा (ṭheṅgā), Punjabi ਠੀਂਗਾ (ṭhīṅgā), Nepali ठिङुरो (ṭhiṅuro), Marathi ठेंगा (ṭheṅgā).

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Noun

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ঠেং (ṭheṅ)

  1. leg, shank

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