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

Danish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /laŋə/, [ˈlɑŋə]

Etymology 1 edit

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).

Noun edit

lange c (singular definite langen, plural indefinite langer)

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

References edit

Etymology 2 edit

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

Verb edit

lange (past tense langede, past participle langet)

  1. to hand, pass (in a careless manner)
  2. to fetch
Conjugation edit
Derived terms edit

References edit

Etymology 3 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective edit

lange

  1. definite singular of lang
  2. plural of lang

Dutch edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑŋə/
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Adjective edit

lange

  1. inflection of lang:
    1. masculine/feminine singular attributive
    2. definite neuter singular attributive
    3. plural attributive

Anagrams edit

Estonian edit

Etymology edit

From langema (to fall) +‎ -e (noun-forming suffix)

Noun edit

lange (genitive lange, partitive langet)

  1. fall
  2. lapse

Inflection edit

Declension of lange (ÕS type 6/mõte, length gradation)
singular plural
nominative lange langed
accusative nom.
gen. lange
genitive langete
partitive langet langeid
illative langesse langetesse
langeisse
inessive langes langetes
langeis
elative langest langetest
langeist
allative langele langetele
langeile
adessive langel langetel
langeil
ablative langelt langetelt
langeilt
translative langeks langeteks
langeiks
terminative langeni langeteni
essive langena langetena
abessive langeta langeteta
comitative langega langetega

Derived terms edit

French edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

lange m (plural langes)

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

Verb edit

lange

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

Further reading edit

German edit

Etymology 1 edit

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

Alternative forms edit

  • lang (for the temporal adverb)

Pronunciation edit

Adverb edit

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 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective edit

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 3 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb edit

lange

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

Further reading edit

  • lange” in Duden online
  • lange” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Adjective edit

lange

  1. definite singular of lang
  2. plural of lang

Anagrams edit

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse langa (ling).

Alternative forms edit

Noun edit

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

  1. (zoology) common ling, Molva molva

Etymology 2 edit

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 forms edit

Verb edit

lange (present tense langar, past tense langa, past participle langa, passive infinitive langast, present participle langande, imperative lange/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 terms edit

Etymology 3 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective edit

lange

  1. definite singular of lang
  2. plural of lang

References edit

Anagrams edit

Old English edit

Etymology edit

lang +‎ -e.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑn.ɡe/, [ˈlɑŋ.ɡe]

Adverb edit

lange (comparative lenġ, superlative lenġest)

  1. long, for a long time

Old French edit

Adjective edit

lange m (oblique and nominative feminine singular lange)

  1. woollen; made of wool

Pennsylvania German edit

Etymology edit

Compare German langen.

Verb edit

lange

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