rang

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See also: rāng, ráng, rǎng, ràng, and Rang

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rang

  1. simple past tense of ring (only in senses related to a bell — etymology 2)

Usage notes[edit]

"Rang" and "rung" are incorrect for the past of "ring" in the sense of encircle.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French rang.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ranɡ/, [ʁɑŋˀ]

Noun[edit]

rang c (singular definite rangen, not used in plural form)

  1. rank
  2. precedence

Dutch[edit]

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rang m (plural rangen, diminutive rangetje n)

  1. rank

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French renc, reng, ranc, rang, from Frankish *hring. Compare English rank.

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Noun[edit]

rang m (plural rangs)

  1. A row or line of things placed side-by-side.
  2. A rank or position in a series or hierarchy.
  3. (knitting) A knitting course.
  4. (Canada, geography) A series of land plots narrower than deep, running perpendicular to a river or road.
  5. (Canada, geography) The road serving such a series of plots.
  6. (military, uncountable) The non-officers of an army, taken as a group.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The expression in Xth rank uses the preposition à in French: au cinquième rang (in fifth place/rank). See also place.

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German[edit]

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rang

  1. First-person singular preterite of ringen.
  2. Third-person singular preterite of ringen.

Hungarian[edit]

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rang (plural rangok)

  1. rank
  2. place, standing, status (in society)

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French rang (line, row, rank), from Frankish hring (ring), from Proto-Germanic *hringaz (something bent or curved).

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rang m (genitive singular ranga, nominative plural ranganna)

  1. rank, row, line
  2. rank, order, station
  3. (education, biology) class

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Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

rang

  1. Nonstandard spelling of rāng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of ráng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of rǎng.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of ràng.

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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.

Romani[edit]

Noun[edit]

rang m (plural rang)

  1. colour

Swedish[edit]

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rang

  1. past tense of ringa.

Uzbek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian رنگ (rang)

Noun[edit]

rang (plural ranglar)

  1. color

Vietnamese[edit]

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rang

  1. roast
  2. pop