See also: Ting, tīng, tíng, tǐng, and tìng

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Onomatopoeic.

InterjectionEdit

ting

  1. Used to represent the sound of a small bell.
    • 1839, Charles Dickens, "The Private Theatricals", in Sketches by Boz
      Ting, ting, ting! went the bell again. Everybody sat down; the curtain shook, rose sufficiently high to display several pair of yellow boots paddling about, and there it remained.

NounEdit

ting (plural tings)

  1. The sound made when a small bell is struck.
    • 1934, Agatha Christie, chapter 4, in Murder on the Orient Express, London: HarperCollins, published 2017, page 36:
      At the same moment the ting of a bell sounded sharply.
TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

ting (third-person singular simple present tings, present participle tinging, simple past and past participle tinged)

  1. To make a high sharp sound like a small bell being struck.
    When the microwaved food was ready, the bell tinged.
TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Chinese (dǐng). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

ting (plural tings or tings)

  1. An ancient Chinese vessel with legs and a lid.
  2. The apartment in a Chinese temple where the idol is kept.

Etymology 3Edit

From English thing.

NounEdit

ting (plural tings)

  1. (Caribbean creoles, MLE) Thing, person.
Derived termsEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for ting in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þing (assembly, council, business), in turn from Proto-Germanic *þingą. Cognate with modern Icelandic þing (of the same meaning), and fellow Scandinavian languages Swedish and Norwegian Bokmål ting, where the word's meaning has broadened to the sense of thing; any individual object (compare Icelandic hlutur). Also cognate with English thing, Dutch ding, German Ding.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ting c (singular definite tingen, plural indefinite ting)

  1. thing; an individual object

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

ting n (singular definite tinget, plural indefinite ting)

  1. thing; a judicial or legislative assembly

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þing (assembly, council, business), from Proto-Germanic *þingą.

NounEdit

ting n (genitive singular tings, plural ting)

  1. parliament
  2. thing

DeclensionEdit

Declension of ting
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative ting tingið ting tingini
accusative ting tingið ting tingini
dative tingi tinginum tingum tingunum
genitive tings tingsins tinga tinganna

Derived termsEdit


IndonesianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Onomatopoeic.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɪŋ]
  • Hyphenation: ting

NounEdit

ting (plural, first-person possessive tingku, second-person possessive tingmu, third-person possessive tingnya)

  1. The sound made when a small bell is struck.

Etymology 2Edit

From Sinitic (Min Nan teng).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɪŋ]
  • Hyphenation: ting

NounEdit

ting (plural, first-person possessive tingku, second-person possessive tingmu, third-person possessive tingnya)

  1. lantern.
    Synonyms: lentera, tanglung

Further readingEdit


MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

ting

  1. Nonstandard spelling of tīng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of tíng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of tǐng.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of tìng.

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.

Nigerian PidginEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English thing.

NounEdit

ting

  1. thing

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þing (assembly, council, business), from Proto-Germanic *þingą.

NounEdit

ting m (definite singular tingen, indefinite plural ting, definite plural tinga or tingene)

  1. a thing

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

ting n (definite singular tinget, indefinite plural ting, definite plural tinga or tingene)

  1. court, assembly

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þing (assembly, council, business), from Proto-Germanic *þingą. Akin to English thing.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ting m (definite singular tingen, indefinite plural ting, definite plural tinga)

  1. a thing

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

 
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ting n (definite singular tinget, indefinite plural ting, definite plural tinga)

  1. court, assembly

ReferencesEdit


Old TupiEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ting

  1. white

ReferencesEdit

  • NAVARRO, E. A. Dicionário de tupi antigo: a língua indígena clássica do Brasil. São Paulo. Global. 2013.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish þing, from Old Norse þing (assembly, council, business), from Proto-Germanic *þingą.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

ting n

  1. a thing, an individual object
    Synonym: sak
  2. a thing, a court of law; a judicial or legislative assembly

DeclensionEdit

Declension of ting 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ting tinget ting tingen
Genitive tings tingets tings tingens

Related termsEdit

object
assembly

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


Tok PisinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English think.

VerbEdit

ting

  1. think

WestrobothnianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse þing (assembly, council, business), from Proto-Germanic *þingą.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ting n (definite tingjä)

  1. court session
  2. (indeclinable) thing
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse þinga, from Proto-Germanic *þingōną. Confer tingt.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ting (preterite tingä)

  1. to order (goods)