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Etymology 1 Edit

From Mandarin (Táng).

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Tang

  1. The imperial dynasty of China which reigned from 618 to 907.
  2. The Turkic dynasty of China which lasted from 923 to 936.
    • 2000, Notable Women of China: Shang Dynasty to the Early Twentieth Century[1], M.E. Sharpe, →ISBN, →LCCN, →OCLC, page 235:
      Empress Liu (ca. 890-926 A.D.), whose birthplace was Chenan in Wei (now Chenan county, Hebei province), was the wife of Li Cunxu, who reigned as Emperor Zhuangzong, during the Tang dynasty.
  3. A kingdom in China which existed between 937 and 975.
  4. Any of a number of places in China.
    1. A county of Baoding, Hebei, China.
      • 1996, Jasper Becker, Hungry Ghosts: Mao's Secret Famine[2], The Free Press, →ISBN, →LCCN, →OCLC, page 328:
        A biography of Hu claims that Hu's attitudes changed in 1961, after he was sent to supervise agricultural policy changes in Tang county, Hebei province.
      • [2021 October 13, Weiwei Xu, Aparajit Chakraborty, Arunava Das, “Doctor's inspiring legacy given a fresh take”, in China Daily[3], archived from the original on 13 October 2021:
        After determined efforts, Dwarkanath Kotnis finally arrived in the Shanxi-Chahar-Hebei Border Region in 1940 to be part of the Hundred-Regiment Campaign. He then moved to Gegong village, Tangxian county, Hebei province, where he performed surgeries in the line of fire.]
  5. A Chinese surname from Mandarin.
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Etymology 2 Edit

From Mandarin (Tāng).

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Tang (plural Tangs)

  1. A Chinese surname from Mandarin.

Etymology 3 Edit

From Cantonese (tang4).

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Tang (plural Tangs)

  1. A Chinese surname from Cantonese.

Etymology 4 Edit

From Cantonese (dang6).

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Tang (plural Tangs)

  1. A Chinese surname from Cantonese.

Etymology 5 Edit

From Teochew (dang5).

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Tang (plural Tangs)

  1. A Chinese surname from Teochew.

Etymology 6 Edit

From Min Nan (táng).

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Tang (plural Tangs)

  1. A Chinese surname from Min Nan.

Etymology 7 Edit

From Persian تنگ(tang, narrow, tight).

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Tang

  1. Any of a number of places, including a village in Iran and a village in Afghanistan.

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Danish Edit

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Tang

  1. a surname.

German Edit

Etymology Edit

Of North Germanic origin, such as Danish tang or Swedish tång, from Old Norse þongull, þang, from Proto-Germanic *þanga, from Proto-Indo-European *tenk- (to thicken, be solid), related to Proto-Germanic *þinhaną.

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /taŋ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aŋ

Noun Edit

Tang m (strong, genitive Tangs, plural Tange)

  1. seaweed

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Tagalog Edit

Etymology Edit

From Mandarin (táng).

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Tang (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜅ᜔)

  1. a surname from Mandarin of Chinese origin