inga

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See also: Inga and ingå

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the genus name.

Noun[edit]

inga (plural ingas)

  1. (botany) Any of the genus Inga of small tropical trees and shrubs.
    • 1838, The British cyclopaedia (page 605)
      Here are the mimosas, the ingas, the acacias, the maples, the beautiful ailantus, and the fine fruit tree, the mango.
    • 1989, National Research Council (U.S.), Lost crops of the Incas (page 279)
      Fruit trees such as ingas are underutilized in reforestation efforts.

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inga

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ingaan (when using a subclause)
  2. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of ingaan (when using a subclause)

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈiŋɡɒ/
  • Hyphenation: in‧ga

Noun[edit]

inga (plural ingák)

  1. pendulum

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Japanese[edit]

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inga

  1. rōmaji reading of いんが

Malay[edit]

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inga

  1. to be agape

Norwegian[edit]

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inga

  1. feminine form of ingen

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *angʷīnā, from Proto-Italo-Celtic *h₃ngʷʰi-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃nogʰ- (nail), *h₃nogʷʰ-. Cognate with Welsh ewin, Breton ivin; and with Latin unguis, English nail, Ancient Greek ὄνυξ (ónuks), Russian ноготь (nógot’), Sanskrit नख (nakhá).

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inga f (genitive singular ingen)

  1. fingernail
  2. toenail

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  • Rudolf Thurneysen, A Grammar of Old Irish (Dublin, 1946), §24

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inga pl (common singular ingen, neuter singular inget)

  1. plural of ingen; no, nobody, nothing
    Det fanns inga ledtrådar som kunde lösa mysteriet
    There were no clues which could solve the mystery
    När jag kom hade inga andra kommit ännu
    As I came, no one else (literally: no others) had arrived yet