See also: BEng, béng, bèng, bēng, běng, B.Eng., B. Eng., and bêng

AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Gheg benk, from Bavarian Pienk (finch).[1]

NounEdit

beng m (indefinite plural bengje, definite singular bengu, definite plural bengjet)

  1. golden oriole (Oriolus oriolus)
    Synonym: afçë
  2. (dialectal) necklace made of gold or precious stones
  3. (dialectal) mole (on the body)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “beng”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 21

AngloromaniEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Romani beng.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [beŋɡ], [bɛŋ], [ˈbeŋɡ], [beŋ]

NounEdit

beng

  1. (theology) devil
    Synonym: buri bangel

AdjectiveEdit

beng

  1. bad, evil

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • beng” in The Manchester Romani Project, Angloromani Dictionary.

GaroEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

beng

  1. frog

Kalo Finnish RomaniEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Romani beng.

NounEdit

beng m

  1. (theology) devil, the Evil One
    Synonyms: bengeskiiro, ilakoon

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

beng m

  1. penny

ReferencesEdit

  • beng” in Finnish Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

beng

  1. Nonstandard spelling of bēng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of béng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of běng.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of bèng.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

RohingyaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

beng (Hanifi spelling 𐴁𐴠𐴚)

  1. frog

RomaniEdit

NounEdit

beng m (plural benga)

  1. (theology) devil

DescendantsEdit

  • Angloromani: beng, bang, benga, bengla, bing
  • Kalo Finnish Romani: beng
  • Sinte Romani: beng, benk
  • Welsh Romani: beng, bong, bonk

ReferencesEdit

  • Yūsuke Sumi (2018) , “beng”, in ニューエクスプレス ロマ(ジプシー)語 [New Express Romani (Gypsy)] (in Japanese), Tokyo: Hakusuisha, →ISBN, page 134



Sinte RomaniEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Romani beng.

NounEdit

beng m

  1. (theology) devil
    Synonyms: džungelo, fusuj
  2. dragon
  3. thief

ReferencesEdit

  • beng” in Sinte Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English bank.

NounEdit

beng

  1. bank

Welsh RomaniEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Romani beng.

NounEdit

beng m

  1. (theology) devil
    Synonym: basaviben

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • beng” in Welsh Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.

ZhuangEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

beng (Sawndip forms , , , , 𢪝, old orthography beŋ)

  1. to pull on; to tug on
    Synonyms: nengh (dialectal), caj (dialectal)
  2. to lead (with the hand or a rope)
  3. to pull out; to pull up

Derived termsEdit