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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Mandarin (liǎng).

NounEdit

liang (plural liangs or liang)

  1. A Chinese ounce or tael, reckoned as one-third heavier than the ounce avoirdupois.

AnagramsEdit


KamberaEdit

NounEdit

liang

  1. cave

ReferencesEdit

  • Marian Klamer (1998) A Grammar of Kambera, Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, →ISBN, page 213



MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

liang

  1. Nonstandard spelling of liáng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of liǎng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of liàng.

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.

WoiwurrungEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Pama-Nyungan *rirra.

NounEdit

liang

  1. tooth

ReferencesEdit

  • Barry J. Blake, Woiwurrung, in The Aboriginal Language of Melbourne and Other Sketches (1991; edited by R. M. W. Dixon and Barry J. Blake; OUP, Handbook of Australian Languages 4), pages 31–124