ting

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See also: tīng, tíng, tǐng, and tìng

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

onomatopoeia

Noun[edit]

ting (plural tings)

  1. The sound of small metallic bell
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Verb[edit]

ting (third-person singular simple present tings, present participle tinging, simple past and past participle tinged)

  1. To make a ting sound
    When the food was ready, the bell tinged
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Etymology 2[edit]

Chinese: 鼎, pinyin: dǐng. This definition is lacking an etymology or has an incomplete etymology. You can help Wiktionary by giving it a proper etymology.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ting (plural tings)

  1. ancient Chinese vessel with legs and a lid.
  2. The apartment in a Chinese temple where the idol is kept.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þing (assembly, council, or business), in turn from Proto-Germanic *þingą. Cognate with modern Icelandic þing (of the same meaning), and fellow Scandinavian languages Swedish and Norwegian ting, where the word's meaning has broadened to the sense of thing; any individual object (compare Icelandic hlutur). Also cognate with English thing, Dutch ding, German Ding.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • [tˢeŋˀ]

Noun[edit]

ting c (singular definite tingen, plural indefinite ting)

  1. thing; an individual object

Derived terms[edit]

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

ting n (singular definite tinget, plural indefinite ting)

  1. thing; a judicial or legislative assembly

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Inflection[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þing (assembly, council, or business), from Proto-Germanic *þingą.

Noun[edit]

ting n (genitive singular tings, plural ting)

  1. parliament
  2. thing

Declension[edit]

n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ting tingið ting tingini
Accusative ting tingið ting tingini
Dative tingi tinginum tingum tingunum
Genitive tings tingsins tinga tinganna

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ting

  1. Nonstandard spelling of tīng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of tíng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of tǐng.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of tìng.

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.

Nigerian Pidgin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English thing.

Noun[edit]

ting

  1. thing

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þing (assembly, council, or business), from Proto-Germanic *þingą.

Noun[edit]

ting m

  1. thing

Noun[edit]

ting n

  1. court, assembly

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þing (assembly, council, or business), from Proto-Germanic *þingą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ting n

  1. a thing, an individual object
  2. a thing, a court of law; a judicial or legislative assembly

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

object
assembly

Synonyms[edit]

  • sak; a thing, individual object

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