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DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch kring, from Proto-Germanic *kringaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /krɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋ
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NounEdit

kring m (plural kringen, diminutive kringetje n)

  1. circle; round figure
    Kinderen, ga in een kring staan!
    Children, form a circle!
  2. circle; a community of people
    Dit is in deze kringen ongebruikelijk.
    This is unusual in these circles.
  3. a circular stain left on a table by a wet glass
  4. (chiefly Belgium) the student organization of a university faculty

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kringr.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

kring

  1. around

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kringr.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

kring

  1. around, about; same as omkring

PrepositionEdit

kring

  1. around

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WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kringr.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kʰríŋː], [kʰrœ́ʏ̯ŋk], [kʰrɛ́ŋː]
    Rhymes: -íŋː

AdjectiveEdit

kring (comparative kringänä, superlative kringäst, neuter kringt)

  1. fast, speedy, brisk

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Rietz, Johan Ernst, “Kring”, in Svenskt dialektlexikon: ordbok öfver svenska allmogespråket [Swedish dialectal lexicon: a dictionary for the Swedish lects] (in Swedish), 1962 edition, Lund: C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag, published 1862–1867, page 355