EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: dăng, IPA(key): /dæŋ/
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  • Rhymes: -æŋ

Etymology 1Edit

A minced oath of damn.

VerbEdit

dang (third-person singular simple present dangs, present participle danging, simple past and past participle danged)

  1. (euphemistic) Damn.

InterjectionEdit

dang

  1. (euphemistic) Damn.

AdjectiveEdit

dang (not comparable)

  1. (euphemistic) Damn.
SynonymsEdit
TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

dang (plural dangs)

  1. A damn, a negligible quantity, minimal consideration.
    I don't give a dang.

Etymology 2Edit

See ding.

VerbEdit

dang

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense of ding

Etymology 3Edit

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

VerbEdit

dang (third-person singular simple present dangs, present participle danging, simple past and past participle danged)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To dash.
    Till she, o'ercome with anguish, shame, and rage, Danged down to hell her loathsome carriage - Christopher Marlowe

AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

A lengthening of danë, Gheg variant of darë. Compare Old High German zanga (tongs).

NounEdit

dang f

  1. bite, nip

Related termsEdit


JingphoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Burmese တိုင်း (tuing:)

VerbEdit

dang

  1. to measure

ReferencesEdit

  • Kurabe, Keita (2016-12-31) , “Phonology of Burmese loanwords in Jinghpaw”, in Kyoto University Linguistic Research[1], volume 35, DOI:10.14989/219015, ISSN 1349-7804, pages 91–128

KholosiEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

dang

  1. full

ReferencesEdit

  • Eric Anonby; Hassan Mohebi Bahmani (2014) , “Shipwrecked and Landlocked: Kholosi, an Indo-Aryan Language in South-west Iran”, in Cahier de Studia Iranica xx[2], pages 13-36

LuxembourgishEdit

VerbEdit

dang

  1. second-person singular imperative of dangen

ManamEdit

NounEdit

dang

  1. water

ReferencesEdit


MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

dang (Zhuyin ˙ㄉㄤ)

  1. Nonstandard spelling of dāng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of dǎng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of dàng.

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.

Northern HaidaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Haida dáng.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

dang

  1. you
    haaw-gwaa dang qaaguhla-gii? (in songs or storytelling)
    /haːw.ɡ̊waː d̥aŋ qʰaːɡ̊uhla.ɡ̊i/
    there-(question) you leave-(perfect tense)
    Have you left?
    kuu-gu dang qaaguhl-gii? (in speech)
    /kʰːu.ɡ̊u d̥aŋ qʰaːɡ̊uhl.ɡ̊i/
    there-(question) you leave-(perfect tense)
    Have you left?

ReferencesEdit

  • John Enrico, Northern Haida Songs

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *taang (to extend, stretch); cognate with Khmer ត្រដាង (trɑdaang, to stretch out limbs).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

dang

  1. (of limbs) to stretch out

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