dang

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See also: dāng, dǎng, dàng, and đang

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Verb[edit]

dang (third-person singular simple present dangs, present participle danging, simple past and past participle danged)

  1. (euphemistic) Damn.

Interjection[edit]

dang

  1. (euphemistic) Damn.

Adjective[edit]

dang (not comparable)

  1. (euphemistic) Damn.
Synonyms[edit]
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See ding.

Verb[edit]

dang

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense of ding

Etymology 3[edit]

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Verb[edit]

dang (third-person singular simple present dangs, present participle danging, simple past and past participle danged)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To dash.
    Till she, o'ercome with anguish, shame, and rage, Danged down to hell her loathsome carriage - Christopher Marlowe

Anagrams[edit]


Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A lengthening of danë, Gheg variant of darë. Compare Old High German zanga (tongs).

Noun[edit]

dang f

  1. a bite, nip
Related terms[edit]

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

dang (Zhuyin ㄉㄤ˙)

  1. Nonstandard spelling of dāng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of dǎng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of dàng.

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.

Northern Haida[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

dang

  1. you
    haaw-gwaa dang qaaguhla-gii? (in songs or storytelling)
    /haːw.ɡ̊waː d̥aŋ qʰaːɡ̊uhla.ɡ̊i/
    there-(question) you leave-(perfect tense)
    Have you left?
    kuu-gu dang qaaguhl-gii? (in speech)
    /kʰːu.ɡ̊u d̥aŋ qʰaːɡ̊uhl.ɡ̊i/
    there-(question) you leave-(perfect tense)
    Have you left?

References[edit]

  • John Enrico, Northern Haida Songs