Ng

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See also: -ng, -ոց, .ng, ng, nG, NG, ng̃, Ng̃, and n͠g

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From various Chinese surnames, including (Cantonese: ng4, Hakka: Ǹg) and (Cantonese: ng5, Hakka: Ńg) via Cantonese or Hakka, and (N̂g) and (Ńg) via Min Nan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ng (plural Ngs)

  1. A surname, from Chinese​.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Ng is the 1,125th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 31,210 individuals. Ng is most common among Asian/Pacific Islander (93.2%) individuals.

Anagrams[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Hakka ().

Proper noun[edit]

Ng

  1. A surname, from Hakka​.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Hakka ().

Proper noun[edit]

Ng

  1. A surname, from Hakka​.

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Letter[edit]

Ng

  1. The 13th letter of the abakada and the 16th letter of the modern Filipino alphabet.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Hokkien (N̂g).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ng

  1. A surname, from Min Nan of Chinese origin.

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

Ng (upper case, lower case ng)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Welsh alphabet, called eng and written in the Latin script. It is preceded by G and followed by H.

Mutation[edit]

  • Ng cannot be mutated in Welsh.

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Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “Ng”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies