See also: Ging

EnglishEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɪŋ/
    • (file)

NounEdit

ging (plural gings)

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

Etymology 2Edit

From ginger

PronunciationEdit

  This entry needs pronunciation information. If you are familiar with the IPA or enPR then please add some!

NounEdit

ging (plural gings)

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

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ging

  1. singular past indicative of gaan

GaroEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ging

  1. nose, snot, mucus

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Burling, R. (2003) The Language of the Modhupur Mandi (Garo) Vol. II: The Lexicon[1], Bangladesh: University of Michigan
  • Mason, M.C. (1904) , English-Garo Dictionary, Mittal Publications, New Delhi, India
  • Garo-Hindi-English Learners' Dictionary, North-Eastern Hill University Publications, Shillong

GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ging

  1. first/third-person singular preterite of gehen

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ging f (genitive singular ginge, nominative plural gingeacha)

  1. Ulster form of ding (wedge)
DeclensionEdit

Middle EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ging

  1. Alternative form of yong