eng

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See also: Eng, ENG, eng., Eng., -eng, and ēng

English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

eng (plural engs)

  1. Roman alphabet ŋ: The Latin-based letter formed by combining the letters n and g, used in the IPA, Saami, Mende, and some Australian aboriginal languages. In the IPA, it represents the voiced velar nasal, the ng sound in running and rink.

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *anga, related to Lithuanian angùs (sluggish, lazy, idle), éngti (to strangle), Latvian îgt (to wear off, to languish) and Gothic 𐌰𐌲𐌲𐍅𐌿𐍃 (aggwus, narrow)[1].

Adjective[edit]

eng m (feminine enge)

  1. deaf and dumb
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel (2000), A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, Ledien: Brill Academic Publishers, page 88

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse eng.

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Noun[edit]

eng c (singular definite engen, plural indefinite enge)

  1. A meadow.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *engi, from Proto-Germanic *anguz. Cognate with German eng, from Old High German engi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

eng (comparative enger, superlative engst)

  1. narrow
  2. small
  3. scary, creepy

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German engi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

eng (comparative enger, superlative am engsten)

  1. narrow, tight

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External links[edit]

  • eng in Duden online

Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Article[edit]

eng f

  1. Feminine singular indefinite article; a, an
    Si huet zwéin Hënn an eng Kaz
    She has two dogs and a cat

Declension[edit]

Luxembourgish indefinite articles
masculine feminine neuter
nom./acc. en eng en
dative engem enger engem

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

eng

  1. Nonstandard spelling of ēng.

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]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse eng

Noun[edit]

eng f, m (definite singular enga or engen, indefinite plural enger, definite plural engene)

  1. meadow

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