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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

Etymology 1Edit

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

Etymology 2Edit

See ding.

VerbEdit

dang

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense of ding

Etymology 3Edit

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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. a bite, nip
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LuxembourgishEdit

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

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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