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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɪŋə(n)/
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NounEdit

ringen

  1. Plural form of ring

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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German ringan, from Proto-Germanic *wringaną. Cognate with wringen (from Low German), English wring, and Dutch wringen.

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ringen (class 3 strong, third-person singular simple present ringt, past tense rang, past participle gerungen, past subjunctive ränge, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive) to wrestle
  2. (intransitive) to struggle
    • 1918, Elisabeth von Heyking, Aus dem Lande der Ostseeritter, in Zwei Erzählungen, Phillipp Reclam jun., page 100:
      Es war als rängen beständig zwei Mächte um sie, als würde sie wehrlos von ihnen hin und her gerissen.
      It was as if two powers struggled over her continuously, as if she was torn to and fro by them defenselessly.
  3. (transitive) to wring (for example “hands”; but not “clothes”, for that see wringen)

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

ringen m

  1. definite singular of ring

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

ringen m

  1. singular definite of ring

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NounEdit

ringen

  1. definite singular of ring