See also: Ging

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɪŋ/
    • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English gyng, gynge, genge, from Old English genge (a troop, privy, company, retinue), from Proto-Germanic *gangiją (pace, walk). Cognate with Middle Low German gink (a going, turn, way), Old Norse gengi (accompaniment, entourage, help), Icelandic gengi (rate). Related to Old English gengan (to go), from Proto-Germanic *gangijaną (to go). More at gang.

NounEdit

ging (plural gings)

  1. (obsolete) A company; troop; a gang.
  2. (dated) A slingshot

Etymology 2Edit

From ginger

NounEdit

ging (plural gings)

  1. (informal) A redhead, a ginger-haired person

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DutchEdit

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VerbEdit

ging

  1. singular past indicative of gaan

GermanEdit

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PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ging

  1. first/third-person singular preterite of gehen

Middle EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ging

  1. Alternative form of yong

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