EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, from Old English andlang, from prefix and- + lang (long). Doublet of endlong.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

along

  1. By the length of; in a line with the length of; lengthwise next to.
  2. In a line with, with a progressive motion on; onward on; forward on.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Tok Pisin: long

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AdverbEdit

along (not comparable)

  1. In company; together.
    John played the piano and everyone sang along.
    • 2017 June 26, Alexis Petridis, “Glastonbury 2017 verdict: Radiohead, Foo Fighters, Lorde, Stormzy and more”, in the Guardian[4]:
      From The Best of You to The Pretender, their own material invariably came equipped with huge choruses designed to be bellowed along to; they covered Another One Bites the Dust and Under Pressure; they gave every impression of being willing to play all night were it not for the curfew.
  2. Onward, forward, with progressive action.
    • 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 1, in Mr. Pratt's Patients:
      I stumbled along through the young pines and huckleberry bushes. Pretty soon I struck into a sort of path that, I cal'lated, might lead to the road I was hunting for. It twisted and turned, and, the first thing I knew, made a sudden bend around a bunch of bayberry scrub and opened out into a big clear space like a lawn.
    Don't stop here. Just move along.

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Dupaningan AgtaEdit

NounEdit

along

  1. son (term of address for a male child)

IndonesianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Javanese ꦲꦭꦺꦴꦁ (along), probably from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aluŋ (shade, shadow), from Proto-Austronesian *aluŋ (shade, shadow).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈalɔŋ]
  • Hyphenation: along

NounEdit

along (first-person possessive alongku, second-person possessive alongmu, third-person possessive alongnya)

  1. abundant catch of fishermen.

Etymology 2Edit

From Borneo Malay [Term?], probably cognate of Dupaningan Agta along (son) and Indonesian sulung.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈalɔŋ]
  • Hyphenation: along

NounEdit

along (first-person possessive alongku, second-person possessive alongmu, third-person possessive alongnya)

  1. firstborn child.

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈalɔŋ]
  • Hyphenation: along

NounEdit

along (first-person possessive alongku, second-person possessive alongmu, third-person possessive alongnya)

  1. Acronym of alat penolong (rescue equipment)..

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KaraoEdit

NounEdit

along

  1. nosebleed

MaranaoEdit

NounEdit

along

  1. shadow

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