EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English among, amang, amonge, amange, from Old English amang, onġemang, equivalent to a- +‎ mong (crowd; group; throng). Compare dialectal German mang, Saterland Frisian monk, monken (among).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /əˈmʌŋ/
  • IPA(key): /əˈmɒŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: a‧mong
  • Rhymes: -ʌŋ

PrepositionEdit

among

  1. Denotes a mingling or intermixing with distinct or separable objects. (See Usage Note at amidst.)
    How can you speak with authority about their customs when you have never lived among them?
  2. Denotes a belonging of a person or a thing to a group.
    He is among the few who completely understand the subject.
  3. Denotes a sharing of a common feature in a group.
    Lactose intolerance is common among people of Asian heritage.

Usage notesEdit

  • For the comparison of among with between, see the usage notes in between.
  • Many Americans view "amongst" as an archaic/Commonwealth variant, and use "among" exclusively.

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AnagramsEdit


CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: a‧mong

VerbEdit

among

  1. To be made or become a collateral damage.
  2. To implicate; to connect or involve in an unfavorable or criminal way with something.
  3. To drag in.

IbatanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Yami among.

NounEdit

among

  1. fish

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

among (plural among-among, first-person possessive amongku, second-person possessive amongmu, third-person possessive amongnya)

  1. jewelry in coronation of odonafi

Further readingEdit


Lubuagan KalingaEdit

NounEdit

among

  1. party; banquet

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English amang, onġemang, equivalent to a- +‎ mong.

PrepositionEdit

among

  1. among

DescendantsEdit

  • English: among
  • Scots: among
  • Yola: amang

ReferencesEdit

AdverbEdit

among

  1. among

ReferencesEdit


TagalogEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: a‧mong
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔamoŋ/

NounEdit

among

  1. (vulgar, colloquial) priest
    Synonym: pari
  2. (colloquial) boss; chief; master

YamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Ibatan among.

NounEdit

among

  1. fish