See also: kēng, kẻng, kèng, kéng, kěng, Kéng, and keng'

Hokkien

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For pronunciation and definitions of keng – see (“among; between; etc.”).
(This term is the pe̍h-ōe-jī form of ).

Icelandic

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Noun

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keng

  1. inflection of kengur:
    1. indefinite accusative singular
    2. indefinite dative singular

Kristang

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Etymology

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From Portuguese quem.

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Pronoun

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keng

  1. (interrogative) who (what person)[1]
  2. (relative) who (the person that)[2]

References

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  • Ladislav Prištic (2010) Kristang - Crioulo de Base Portuguesa (in Kristang), Masaryk University
  1. ^ Prištic, p. 27
  2. ^ Prištic, p. 27

Luxembourgish

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keng f pl (negative indefinite article)

  1. not a (feminine singular)
    Si ass keng Erzéierin
    She is not a teacher
  2. not (plural)
    Si si keng Fräschen, mä Mouken
    They are not frogs, but toads

Declension

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Luxembourgish negative articles
masculine feminine neuter plural
nom./acc. keen keng keen keng
dative kengem kenger kengem kengen

Mandarin

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Romanization

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keng

  1. Nonstandard spelling of kēng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of kěng.

Usage notes

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  • Transcriptions of Mandarin into the Latin script often do not distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without indication of tone.

Uzbek

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Etymology

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From Proto-Turkic *kēŋ.

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  • Audio:(file)

Adjective

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keng (comparative kengroq, superlative eng keng)

  1. broad, wide
  2. vast, spacious
  3. extensive, widespread

Vietnamese

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Interjection

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keng

  1. (onomatopoeia) clank; clang; clink

Etymology 1

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From Proto-Kuki-Chin *keŋ.

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Verb

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keng

  1. (transitive) to bring
  2. (transitive) to carry

Etymology 2

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From Proto-Kuki-Chin *kee, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *keŋ. Cognates include Tibetan རྐང (rkang).

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Noun

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kéng

  1. leg

Etymology 3

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Adjective

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kèng

  1. naked

Etymology 4

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From Proto-Kuki-Chin *kaŋ, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *kaŋ.

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Verb

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keng

  1. (transitive) to fry

References

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  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University, pages 47, 62