ling

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See also: -ling, līng, líng, lǐng, and lìng

English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ling (plural lings)

  1. Any of various marine food fish, of the genus Molva, resembling the cod.
  2. Short for common ling, Molva molva.
  3. Any of various varieties of heather or broom.

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *linga, from Proto-Indo-European *leig- (compare English lark ‘to frolic’, Lithuanian láigyti ‘to run around wildly’, Ancient Greek ελελίζω (elelizō) ‘to whirl around’).

Noun[edit]

ling m (definite singular lingu)

  1. quick gait, trot
  2. hurry, haste, rush

Irish[edit]

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Verb[edit]

ling (present analytic lingeann, future analytic lingfidh, verbal noun lingeadh, past participle lingthe)

  1. (literary) leap, spring
  2. jump at, attack
  3. start back, shrink away from (with ó (from))

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Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ling m

  1. leg, foot

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Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ling

  1. Nonstandard spelling of līng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of líng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of lǐng.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of lìng.

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  • 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.

Romanian[edit]

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Verb[edit]

ling

  1. first-person singular present tense form of linge.
  2. first-person singular subjunctive form of linge.
  3. third-person plural present tense form of linge.