تنگ

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See also: بنك‎, تنك‎, بنگ, and تنک

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *tánuš, from Proto-Iranian *tánuš, from Proto-Indo-European *ténh₂us (thin), from *ten- (to stretch). Cognate with Old Armenian թանկ (tʿank), an Iranian borrowing. Related to Latin tenuis, Latvian tievs (thin), Ancient Greek τανυ- (tanu-), Sanskrit तनु (tanú, thin), Old English þynne (whence English thin).

Adjective[edit]

Dari Persian تنگ
Iranian Persian تنگ
Tajiki Persian танг (tang)

تنگ (tang) (comparative تنگ‌تر‎, superlative تنگ‌ترین‎)

  1. narrow, strait; tight

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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

تنگ (tong)

  1. flagon
  2. carafe

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian تنگ(tang).

Adjective[edit]

تنگ (tãṅg) (Hindi spelling तंग)

  1. tight, narrow
  2. troubled, distressed, vexed
  3. distracted, bothered

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