chong

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Kokborok[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.).

Verb[edit]

chong

  1. to select

References[edit]

  • Debbarma, Binoy (2001), “chong”, in Concise Kokborok-English-Bengali Dictionary, Language Wing, Education Department, TTAADC, →ISBN, page 35

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

chong

  1. Nonstandard spelling of chōng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of chóng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of chǒng.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of chòng.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Transcriptions of Mandarin into the Latin script often do not distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without indication of tone.

Min Nan[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of chong – see (“ancestral temple; ancestors or elders of a people; etc.”).
(This term, chong, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of ).

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

chong (𤍑, ) (phonemic reduplicatives chong chong)

  1. to keep alight; to make stay lit
    Mỗi tối lũ trẻ cũng phải chong đèn dầu lên mà học bài.
    Every night, a bunch of children also had to keep their oil lamps lit up to study their lessons.
  2. (figurative, of eyes) to keep open; to stare
  3. (figurative) to focus (on)

See also[edit]