þing

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See also: ying, thing, Thing, yíng, yìng, yīng, and yǐng

Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þing (assembly, council, business), in turn from Proto-Germanic *þingą. Cognate with Faroese ting, Norwegian ting, Swedish ting, and Danish ting, English thing, Dutch ding, German Ding, and an unattested Gothic *𐌸𐌹𐌲𐌲 (*þigg)[1].

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þing n (genitive singular þings, nominative plural þing)

  1. assembly, meeting, council
  2. parliament

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Old Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þing, from Proto-Germanic *þingą.

Noun[edit]

þing n (genitive þings, plural þing)

  1. (Scania) assembly, council
    • c. 1210, "Uil bryti skilias", Scanian Law, chapter 231.
      [] þa fari brytin til tuiggia þinga []
      [] then the bailiff must attend two assemblies []

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  • Danish: ting

Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *þing

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Noun[edit]

þing n (nominative plural þing)

  1. event, meeting, court
  2. matter, concern
  3. thing, object

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þingą.

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  • (12th century Icelandic) IPA(key): /ˈθĩŋɡ/

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þing n (genitive þings, plural þing)

  1. thing, a regional parliament of nearby clans, traditionally headed by an elected jarl
  2. a multi-regional parliament, with representatives from several þing

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