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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Dialectal rendering of man, as used in American Spanish.

NounEdit

mang

  1. Alternative form of man (suggesting a Spanish accent)
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      "Chit, mang, you putos are a bunch of racists." Omar's classic Spanglish comeback made everyone break out in raucous laughter...

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English mang, mangis, imang, emang, variants of Middle English on mang, in mange, from Old English on ġemang. More at among.

PrepositionEdit

mang

  1. (Devon) Amid, amongst, among.

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle English mangen, mængen, from Old English mængan, variant of mengan, menċġan (to mix; mingle). More at meng, ming.

VerbEdit

mang (third-person singular simple present mangs, present participle manging, simple past and past participle manged)

  1. (Devon) To mix.
    It's all manged up together.

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AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Nasal variant of mag.

NounEdit

mang m (indefinite plural mangje, definite singular mangu, definite plural mangjet)

  1. hinnulus

Low GermanEdit

PrepositionEdit

mang

  1. among, amongst
    • Dor sühst (du) mien Süster mang de Lüüd, de op Straat loopt. - 'There you see my sister among the people walking in the street'
  2. amidst

InflectionEdit

AdverbEdit

mang

  1. among

SynonymsEdit


MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

mang

  1. Nonstandard spelling of māng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of máng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of mǎng.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of màng.

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.

NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Norwegian mangr, probably from East Nordic.

PronounEdit

mang f, m (neuter mangt, plural mange)

  1. In reality the base form of mange (many). Only used in the pronoun phrases mang ei (f) and mang en (m).

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PotawatomiEdit

NounEdit

mang

  1. loon

SundaneseEdit

NounEdit

mang

  1. uncle (form of address to a man by young people or children)

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Vietic *ʔɓa:ŋ; cognate with Muong pang.

VerbEdit

mang ()

  1. to carry
  2. to wear

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *ma:ŋ.

NounEdit

mang

  1. (of a fish) gill
  2. (of a cobra) hood

Derived termsEdit