See also: Vang, vàng, vâng, and vắng

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English vangen, southern variant of fangen (to seize, catch), from Old English fōn (to take, grasp, seize, catch, capture, make prisoner, receive, accept, assume, undertake, meet with, encounter), and Old Norse fanga (to fetch, capture), both from Proto-Germanic *fanhaną, *fangōną (to catch, capture), from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂ḱ- (to fasten, place). Cognate with West Frisian fange (to catch), Dutch vangen (to catch), German fangen (to catch), Danish fange (to catch). More at fang.

VerbEdit

vang (third-person singular simple present vangs, present participle vanging, simple past and past participle vanged)

  1. (dialectal or obsolete) To take; undertake for.
  2. (dialectal, as a godparent) To undertake for at the baptismal font; be godfather or godmother to.

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Dutch vangen (to catch). Ultimately a doublet of etymology one.

NounEdit

vang (plural vangs)

  1. (nautical) A line extended down from the end of a yard or a gaff, used to regulate its position
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AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *uang-, from Proto-Indo-European *wen(H)g- (to be bent, curved). Cognate to Lithuanian vìngis (bow, crooking) and Old High German wankon (to shake, totter, stagger).

NounEdit

vang m

  1. (b)rim, felloe

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

vang

  1. a meadow; an uncultivated, grassy piece of land

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑŋ

VerbEdit

vang

  1. first-person singular present indicative of vangen
  2. imperative of vangen

MizoEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

AdjectiveEdit

vang

  1. scarce
  2. rare

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

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NounEdit

vang

  1. cause
  2. reason

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vangr.

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NounEdit

vang m (definite singular vangen, indefinite plural vangar, definite plural vangane)

  1. a meadow, grassy area, grassy plain
    • 1868, Henrik Krohn, "Han Trond i Fjelli":
      [] fraa Hesten, som kneggjad til honom paa Vangen.
      [] from the horse, that neighed to him on the meadow.

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VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

vang ()

  1. to echo; to resound
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from French vin.

NounEdit

vang

  1. (colloquial) Short for rượu vang (wine).

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

(classifier cây) vang (𣞁)

  1. sappanwood (Biancaea sappan)