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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English ing, ynge, enge, from Old English ing, *eng (a meadow; ing), from Proto-Germanic *angijō (meadow), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂énkos (a bend; curve; bowl; hollow; dell; glen), from *h₂énk- (to bend; curve; bow). Cognate with Scots eng (ing; meadow), Dutch eng (pasture; farmland), Danish eng (meadow), Swedish äng (meadow; field), Norwegian eng (meadow), Faroese ong (grassland; meadow; pasture), Icelandic eng (a meadow), Icelandic engi (a meadow; meadowland).

NounEdit

ing (plural ings)

  1. (now only in dialectal) A meadow, especially a low meadow near a river; water meadow.
    Ings, glens, and fens of the Highlands.
    • 1773, Journals of the House of Commons:
      Bill for dividing and inclosing certain open common fields, ings, common pastures, and other commonable lands.
    • 1804, Marshall (William), On the Landed Property of England, possibly quoting an earlier work:
      [There] lay an extent of meadow grounds, in ings, to afford a supply of hay.

ReferencesEdit

  • OED 2nd edition 1989

Etymology 2Edit

From Pitman em and en, which it is related to phonetically and graphically, and the sound it represents. The change in vowel probably reflects the familiar suffix -ing.

NounEdit

ing (plural ings)

  1. The letter for the ng sound /ŋ/ in Pitman shorthand.
Related termsEdit
  • eng, the name of the IPA letter for this sound

AnagramsEdit


ChineseEdit

EtymologyEdit

English -ing.

PronunciationEdit

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AdverbEdit

ing

  1. (slang) in the process of; currently

ReferencesEdit


HungarianEdit

 
ing

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈiŋɡ]
  • Hyphenation: ing

Etymology 1Edit

Of uncertain origin. Perhaps borrowed from an Iranian language.[1]

NounEdit

ing (plural ingek)

  1. shirt
DeclensionEdit
Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative ing ingek
accusative inget ingeket
dative ingnek ingeknek
instrumental inggel ingekkel
causal-final ingért ingekért
translative inggé ingekké
terminative ingig ingekig
essive-formal ingként ingekként
essive-modal
inessive ingben ingekben
superessive ingen ingeken
adessive ingnél ingeknél
illative ingbe ingekbe
sublative ingre ingekre
allative inghez ingekhez
elative ingből ingekből
delative ingről ingekről
ablative ingtől ingektől
Possessive forms of ing
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. ingem ingeim
2nd person sing. inged ingeid
3rd person sing. inge ingei
1st person plural ingünk ingeink
2nd person plural ingetek ingeitek
3rd person plural ingük ingeik
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

An earlier form of the verb inog (to wobble).

VerbEdit

ing

  1. (intransitive) to wobble
  2. (intransitive) to swing
ConjugationEdit
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

(With verbal prefixes):

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

JavaneseEdit

PrepositionEdit

ing

  1. in
  2. on
  3. at

JirajiraEdit

NounEdit

ing

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Luis Oramas, Materiales para el estudio de los dialectos Ayamán, Gayón, Jirajara, Ajagua (1916)

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Apparently borrowed from Old Norse eng or possibly inherited directly from Proto-Germanic *angijō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ing f (nominative plural inga or inge)

  1. meadow, water meadow, ing

DeclensionEdit


Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English ink.

NounEdit

ing

  1. ink