GermanEdit

VerbEdit

gieng

  1. Obsolete spelling of ging which was used until the 19th century.
    • 1843, The Brothers Grimm, Der Froschkönig oder der eiserne Heinrich
      wenn nun der Tag recht heiß war, so gieng das Königskind hinaus in den Wald.

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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VerbEdit

gieng (old orthography gieŋ)

  1. to argue; to debate
  2. to squabble over; to complain about

Etymology 2Edit

From Chinese (MC kɨɐŋ, “ginger”).

NounEdit

gieng (Sawndip forms 𫈯 or ⿰羊𦍑, old orthography gieŋ)

  1. (dialectal, including Wuming) ginger
    Synonym: hing