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EtymologyEdit

From Hindi भांग (bhāṅg) and Urdu بھانگ, from Sanskrit भङ्ग (bhaṅga).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bhang (uncountable)

  1. cannabis, especially as used in the Indian subcontinent.
    • 2007, Michael Chabon, Gentlemen of the Road, Sceptre 2008, p. 101:
      He rolled out from under Zelikman, who looked surprised as if by the turn his bhang dream had taken.
    • 1919, Ronald Firbank, Valmouth, Duckworth, hardback edition, page 36
      Almost from the outset of her arrival in the town, soft-muted music, the strange, heart-rending, mournful music of the East - suggestive of apes, and pearls, and bhang, and the colour blue - was to be heard, surging from the Nook in monotonous improvisation.

IrishEdit

NounEdit

bhang m

  1. Lenited form of bang.

NounEdit

bhang f

  1. Lenited form of bang.

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bang bhang mbang
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.