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See also: Kong, kōng, kóng, kǒng, and kòng

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Chinese .

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kong (plural kongs)

  1. (mahjong) A set of four identical tiles.

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

konge

NounEdit

kong

  1. king, used as a title before the name of a king
    Kong Lars var en konge.
    King Lars was a king.

See alsoEdit


HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a sound-imitative root + -g (frequentative suffix).[1]

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

kong

  1. (intransitive) to resound

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

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 963 7094 01 6

Further readingEdit

  • kong in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

kong

  1. Nonstandard spelling of kōng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of kǒng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of kòng.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of kõng.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Min NanEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of kong – see (“light; beam; ray; glory; pride; etc.”).
(This character, kong, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse kaun

NounEdit

kong m (definite singular kongen, indefinite plural konger, definite plural kongene)

  1. boil, carbuncle, abscess

Etymology 2Edit

From konge (king)

NounEdit

kong (indeclinable)

  1. The titular prefix given to a king
    kong Haakon VII
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “kong” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • kong” in The Ordnett Dictionary

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse kaun

NounEdit

kong m (definite singular kongen, indefinite plural kongar, definite plural kongane)

  1. boil, carbuncle, abscess

Etymology 2Edit

From konge (king)

NounEdit

kong (indeclinable)

  1. The titular prefix given to a king
    kong Haakon VII
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit