dong

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Vietnamese đồng, from Middle Chinese (duwng "copper") (compare Mandarin tóng), from Old Chinese 銅 (*lˁoŋ).

Noun[edit]

dong (plural dongs)

  1. The currency of Vietnam, 100 xus. Symbol:
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

dong (plural dongs)

  1. (slang) The penis; a dildo, specifically a synthetic anatomical replica of the penis.
  2. Onomatopoeia for the sound made by a bell with a low pitch.
Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

dong (third-person singular simple present dongs, present participle donging, simple past and past participle donged)

  1. To make a low-pitched sound from a bell

See also[edit]

ding dong


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dong

  1. singular past indicative of dingen

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

With the suffix +‎ -ng

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dong

  1. to buzz

Conjugation[edit]

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Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

dong

  1. Nonstandard spelling of dōng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of dǒng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of dòng.

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.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

dong m (definite singular dongen, indefinite plural donger, definite plural dongene)

  1. (slang) condom

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dong

  1. drive, escort