keng

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See also: kēng and kěng

Luxembourgish[edit]

Article[edit]

keng f pl (negative indefinite article)

  1. not a (feminine singular)
    Si ass keng Erzéierin
    She is not a teacher
  2. not (plural)
    Si si keng Fräschen, mä Mouken
    They are not frogs, but toads

Declension[edit]

Luxembourgish negative articles
masculine feminine neuter plural
nom./acc. keen keng keen keng
dative kengem kenger kengem kengen

Malaccan Creole Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese quem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

keng

  1. (interrogative) who (what person)[1]
  2. (relative) who (the person that)[2]

References[edit]

  • 2010, Ladislav Prištic, Kristang - Crioulo de Base Portuguesa, Masaryk University.
  1. ^ Prištic, p. 27
  2. ^ Prištic, p. 27

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

keng

  1. Nonstandard spelling of kēng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of kěng.

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.

Uzbek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *gēŋ

Adjective[edit]

keng

  1. broad, wide
  2. vast, spacious
  3. extensive, widespread