ang

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Translingual[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

ang
  1. Alternative form of ANG.

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *anga, from Proto-Indo-European *h2(o)nǵh-o- 'narrow'. Cognate to Latin ango (to cramp (up), constrict), German eng (narrow)[1].

Noun[edit]

ang m (definite singular angu)

  1. nightmare
  2. incubus

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.79

Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French angle

Noun[edit]

ang

  1. angle

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ang

  1. Nonstandard spelling of āng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of áng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of ǎng.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of àng.

Usage notes[edit]

  • 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.

Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Article[edit]

ang

  1. The.
    Ang kidlat ay pinatamaan ang sarili nito sa ugat ng lungsod, na nagpabaha sa at pumatay sa buhay-lakas nito.
    The lightning zapped itself through the city's veins, flooding the circuitry and pulling the plug of its life force.
  2. A/an with a numeral.
    Ang isang tama ng kidlat ay nagdadala ng current na 40 kA.
    A lightning strike brings a current of 40 kA.
  3. A subject marker for uncountable nouns.
    Ang kidlat ay gumuguhit ng mga ugat sa taniman ng langit.
    Lightning sketches roots under the soil of the sky. — specificity of taniman and langit assumed
    The lightning sketches roots under the soil of the sky. — ang kidlat is distinct

Usage notes[edit]

The article may mark both distinct and unspecific, and may be understood as either based from context. It is omitted if subject is dependent, and may be replaced by ng.