kong

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See also: kōng, kǒng, and kòng

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kong (plural kongs)

  1. In the game of mahjong, a set of four identical tiles.

Anagrams[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Verb[edit]

kong

  1. to resound

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kong

  1. Nonstandard spelling of kōng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of kǒng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of kòng.

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[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse kaun

Noun[edit]

kong

  1. boil, carbuncle, abscess
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From konge (king)

Prefix[edit]

kong

  1. The titular prefix given to a king
Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “kong” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • kong” in The Ordnett Dictionary