See also: Lange, langé, länge, långe, and Länge

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /laŋə/, [ˈlɑŋə]

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse langa, from Proto-Germanic *langǭ, *langijǭ, cognate with Swedish långa, English ling, Dutch leng, German Leng. Derived from the adjective *langaz (long).

NounEdit

lange c (singular definite langen, plural indefinite langer)

  1. ling, common ling (the fish Molva molva, similar to the cod)
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Middle Low German langen (to reach for), from Proto-Germanic *langōną, cognate with German langen, English long, Old Norse langa.

VerbEdit

lange (past tense langede, past participle langet)

  1. to hand, pass (in a careless manner)
  2. to fetch
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

lange

  1. definite singular of lang
  2. plural of lang

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑŋə/
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

lange

  1. Inflected form of lang

AnagramsEdit


EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Derived how?”) From langema.

NounEdit

lange (genitive lange, partitive langet)

  1. fall
  2. lapse

InflectionEdit

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Derived termsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Substantivization of Old French lange (woollen), from Latin laneus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lange m (plural langes)

  1. flannel blanket, baby blanket
  2. (in the plural) swaddling clothes
  3. (Switzerland, Belgium) diaper, nappy

VerbEdit

lange

  1. inflection of langer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further readingEdit


GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Inherited from Middle High German lange, an adverb to lanc.

Alternative formsEdit

  • lang (for the temporal adverb)

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

lange

  1. long, for a long time
    • 1931, Arthur Schnitzler, Flucht in die Finsternis, S. Fischer Verlag, page 105:
      Sie schwiegen lange. Als er endlich etwas sagen wollte, wehrte sie leise ab. „Heute nichts mehr, ich bitte dich darum“
      They were silent for a long time. When he finally wanted to say something, she softly refused. „Nothing more today, I beg you for that“
    • 1903, Fanny zu Reventlow, Ellen Olestjerne, in Franziska Gräfin zu Reventlow: Gesammelte Werke, Albert Langen, page 674:
      Spät abends, als es lange dunkel war, fanden sie endlich ein Nachtquartier in einem entlegenen Dorf.
      Late at night, when it was long dark, they finally found a night's lodging in a remote village.
  2. in a long time

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

lange

  1. inflection of lang:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

lange

  1. inflection of langen:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular imperative

Further readingEdit

  • lange” in Duden online

Norwegian BokmålEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lange

  1. definite singular of lang
  2. plural of lang

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse langa (ling).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

lange f (definite singular langa, indefinite plural langer, definite plural langene)

  1. (zoology) common ling, Molva molva

Etymology 2Edit

From lang (long) +‎ -e. The sense of handing something over is considered a semantic loan from Middle Low German (cf. with German langen or even English Handlanger).

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

lange (present tense langar, past tense langa, past participle langa, passive infinitive langast, present participle langande, imperative lang)

  1. to hand over
    1. (transitive) to peddle, especially drugs or alcohol
    2. (transitive) to give
    3. (transitive) to punch
  2. (intransitive) to stride about with long paces
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

lange

  1. definite singular of lang
  2. plural of lang

ReferencesEdit

AnagramsEdit


Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

lang +‎ -e.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑn.ɡe/, [ˈlɑŋ.ɡe]

AdverbEdit

lange (comparative lenġ, superlative lenġest)

  1. long, for a long time

Old FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lange m (oblique and nominative feminine singular lange)

  1. woollen; made of wool

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German langen.

VerbEdit

lange

  1. to hand
    Lang mer's Sals.
    Hand me the salt.