chang

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See also: Chang, cháng, chàng, chāng, chẳng, and chǎng

English[edit]

Mosaic depicting a chang player

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Etymology[edit]

From Persian چنگ

Noun[edit]

chang (plural changs)

  1. (often italicized) A traditional harp of central and southwest Asia

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Japanese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

chang(ちゃん) (-chan

  1. (Internet slang) Alternative spelling of ちゃん (-chan)

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

chang

  1. Nonstandard spelling of chāng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of cháng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of chǎng.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of chàng.

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.

Mapudungun[edit]

Noun[edit]

chang (using Unified Alphabet)

  1. (anatomy) leg

Romani[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit [Term?], from Sanskrit टङ्क (ṭaṅka, leg, shank). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chang f (plural changa)

  1. (anatomy) leg
  2. knee