ganga

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See also: Ganga, gāngà, gänga, and gånga

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French ganga, from Catalan ganga.

Noun[edit]

ganga (plural gangas)

  1. (dated) sandgrouse

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ganga, from Proto-Germanic *ganganą, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰengʰ-.

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Verb[edit]

ganga (third person singular past indicative gekk, third person plural past indicative gingu, supine gingið)

  1. to walk

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Catalan ganga, of imitative origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ganga m (plural gangas)

  1. sandgrouse

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ganga, from Proto-Germanic *ganganą, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰengʰ-.

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Verb[edit]

ganga (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative gekk, third-person plural past indicative gengu, supine gengið)

  1. (intransitive) to walk
    Hvert viltu ganga?
    Where do you want to walk to?
  2. (intransitive, of machinery) to work, operate, run
    Gengur klukkan?
    Does the clock work?
  3. (intransitive, well or badly, of progress) to go
    Hreinsunin gengur vel.
    The cleaning is going well.
  4. (intransitive) to fit, to go, to be satisfactory, to do
    Heldurðu að þessi kjóll gangi ekki við rauðu kápuna mína?
    Don't you think this dress will go with my red coat?

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Noun[edit]

ganga f (genitive singular göngu, nominative plural göngur)

  1. an excursion on foot; a walk, a stroll, a hike
  2. (in plural only) the annual herding of sheep

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Noun[edit]

ganga

  1. indefinite genitive plural of göng

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Gang.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡan.ɡa/, [ˈɡäŋɡä]
  • Rhymes: -aŋɡa
  • Hyphenation: gàn‧ga

Noun[edit]

ganga f (plural ganghe)

  1. gangue

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

ganga (present tense gjeng, past tense gjekk, past participle gjenge or gjengi, present participle gangande, imperative gakk)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ganganą (to go, walk, step), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰengʰ- (to walk, step). Cognate with Old English gangan, Old Frisian ganga, gunga, Old Saxon gangan, Old High German gangan, Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌲𐌲𐌰𐌽 (gaggan).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

ganga (singular past indicative gekk, plural past indicative gengu, past participle genginn)

  1. to go, walk

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Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian:
    • Norwegian Nynorsk: ganga (archaic)
  • Old Swedish: ganga

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French gangue.

Noun[edit]

ganga f (plural gangas)

  1. (mining) gangue (earthy waste substances occurring in metallic ore)
  2. (figuratively) bagatelle, trifle (an unsubstantial thing)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Mandarin [Term?].

Noun[edit]

ganga f (plural gangas)

  1. denim (textile)
  2. (in the plural) jeans (trousers made from denim cotton)
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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡanɡa/, [ˈɡãŋɡa]

Etymology 1[edit]

Imitative of the bird's call.

Noun[edit]

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ganga f (plural gangas)

  1. sandgrouse (bird of the family Pteroclididae)
  2. bargain (advantageous purchase)
Usage notes[edit]
Synonyms[edit]
  • (advantageous purchase): bicoca f

Etymology 2[edit]

From English gang

Noun[edit]

ganga f (plural gangas)

  1. (Puerto Rico) gang
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Etymology 3[edit]

From French gangue

Noun[edit]

ganga f (plural gangas)

  1. gangue

Swazi[edit]

Verb[edit]

-ganga

  1. to be naughty, to be mischievous

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Zulu[edit]

Verb[edit]

-ganga

  1. (intransitive) to be impudent, to be mischievous, to be naughty

Inflection[edit]

Tone L
Infinitive ukuganga
Positive Negative
Infinitive ukuganga ukungagangi
Imperative
Simple + object concord
Singular ganga -gange
Plural gangani -gangeni
Present
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyaganga, ngiganga engigangayo, engiganga ngiganga angigangi engingagangi ngingagangi
2nd singular uyaganga, uganga ogangayo, oganga uganga awugangi ongagangi ungagangi
1st plural siyaganga, siganga esigangayo, esiganga siganga asigangi esingagangi singagangi
2nd plural niyaganga, niganga enigangayo, eniganga niganga anigangi eningagangi ningagangi
Class 1 uyaganga, uganga ogangayo, oganga eganga akagangi ongagangi engagangi
Class 2 bayaganga, baganga abagangayo, abaganga beganga abagangi abangagangi bengagangi
Class 3 uyaganga, uganga ogangayo, oganga uganga awugangi ongagangi ungagangi
Class 4 iyaganga, iganga egangayo, eganga iganga ayigangi engagangi ingagangi
Class 5 liyaganga, liganga eligangayo, eliganga liganga aligangi elingagangi lingagangi
Class 6 ayaganga, aganga agangayo, aganga eganga awagangi angagangi engagangi
Class 7 siyaganga, siganga esigangayo, esiganga siganga asigangi esingagangi singagangi
Class 8 ziyaganga, ziganga ezigangayo, eziganga ziganga azigangi ezingagangi zingagangi
Class 9 iyaganga, iganga egangayo, eganga iganga ayigangi engagangi ingagangi
Class 10 ziyaganga, ziganga ezigangayo, eziganga ziganga azigangi ezingagangi zingagangi
Class 11 luyaganga, luganga olugangayo, oluganga luganga alugangi olungagangi lungagangi
Class 14 buyaganga, buganga obugangayo, obuganga buganga abugangi obungagangi bungagangi
Class 15 kuyaganga, kuganga okugangayo, okuganga kuganga akugangi okungagangi kungagangi
Class 17 kuyaganga, kuganga okugangayo, okuganga kuganga akugangi okungagangi kungagangi
Recent past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngigangile, ngigangē engigangile, engigangē ngigangile, ngigangē angiganganga engingaganganga ngingaganganga
2nd singular ugangile, ugangē ogangile, ogangē ugangile, ugangē awuganganga ongaganganga ungaganganga
1st plural sigangile, sigangē esigangile, esigangē sigangile, sigangē asiganganga esingaganganga singaganganga
2nd plural nigangile, nigangē enigangile, enigangē nigangile, nigangē aniganganga eningaganganga ningaganganga
Class 1 ugangile, ugangē ogangile, ogangē egangile, egangē akaganganga ongaganganga engaganganga
Class 2 bagangile, bagangē abagangile, abagangē begangile, begangē abaganganga abangaganganga bengaganganga
Class 3 ugangile, ugangē ogangile, ogangē ugangile, ugangē awuganganga ongaganganga ungaganganga
Class 4 igangile, igangē egangile, egangē igangile, igangē ayiganganga engaganganga ingaganganga
Class 5 ligangile, ligangē eligangile, eligangē ligangile, ligangē aliganganga elingaganganga lingaganganga
Class 6 agangile, agangē agangile, agangē egangile, egangē awaganganga angaganganga engaganganga
Class 7 sigangile, sigangē esigangile, esigangē sigangile, sigangē asiganganga esingaganganga singaganganga
Class 8 zigangile, zigangē ezigangile, ezigangē zigangile, zigangē aziganganga ezingaganganga zingaganganga
Class 9 igangile, igangē egangile, egangē igangile, igangē ayiganganga engaganganga ingaganganga
Class 10 zigangile, zigangē ezigangile, ezigangē zigangile, zigangē aziganganga ezingaganganga zingaganganga
Class 11 lugangile, lugangē olugangile, olugangē lugangile, lugangē aluganganga olungaganganga lungaganganga
Class 14 bugangile, bugangē obugangile, obugangē bugangile, bugangē abuganganga obungaganganga bungaganganga
Class 15 kugangile, kugangē okugangile, okugangē kugangile, kugangē akuganganga okungaganganga kungaganganga
Class 17 kugangile, kugangē okugangile, okugangē kugangile, kugangē akuganganga okungaganganga kungaganganga
Remote past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngāganga engāganga ngāganga angiganganga engingaganganga ngingaganganga
2nd singular wāganga owāganga wāganga awuganganga ongaganganga ungaganganga
1st plural sāganga esāganga sāganga asiganganga esingaganganga singaganganga
2nd plural nāganga enāganga nāganga aniganganga eningaganganga ningaganganga
Class 1 wāganga owāganga āganga akaganganga ongaganganga engaganganga
Class 2 bāganga abāganga bāganga abaganganga abangaganganga bengaganganga
Class 3 wāganga owāganga wāganga awuganganga ongaganganga ungaganganga
Class 4 yāganga eyāganga yāganga ayiganganga engaganganga ingaganganga
Class 5 lāganga elāganga lāganga aliganganga elingaganganga lingaganganga
Class 6 āganga āganga āganga awaganganga angaganganga engaganganga
Class 7 sāganga esāganga sāganga asiganganga esingaganganga singaganganga
Class 8 zāganga ezāganga zāganga aziganganga ezingaganganga zingaganganga
Class 9 yāganga eyāganga yāganga ayiganganga engaganganga ingaganganga
Class 10 zāganga ezāganga zāganga aziganganga ezingaganganga zingaganganga
Class 11 lwāganga olwāganga lwāganga aluganganga olungaganganga lungaganganga
Class 14 bāganga obāganga bāganga abuganganga obungaganganga bungaganganga
Class 15 kwāganga okwāganga kwāganga akuganganga okungaganganga kungaganganga
Class 17 kwāganga okwāganga kwāganga akuganganga okungaganganga kungaganganga
Potential
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngingaganga ngingaganga ngingegange ngingegange
2nd singular ungaganga ungaganga ungegange ungegange
1st plural singaganga singaganga singegange singegange
2nd plural ningaganga ningaganga ningegange ningegange
Class 1 angaganga engaganga angegange engegange
Class 2 bangaganga bengaganga bangegange bengegange
Class 3 ungaganga ungaganga ungegange ungegange
Class 4 ingaganga ingaganga ingegange ingegange
Class 5 lingaganga lingaganga lingegange lingegange
Class 6 angaganga engaganga angegange engegange
Class 7 singaganga singaganga singegange singegange
Class 8 zingaganga zingaganga zingegange zingegange
Class 9 ingaganga ingaganga ingegange ingegange
Class 10 zingaganga zingaganga zingegange zingegange
Class 11 lungaganga lungaganga lungegange lungegange
Class 14 bungaganga bungaganga bungegange bungegange
Class 15 kungaganga kungaganga kungegange kungegange
Class 17 kungaganga kungaganga kungegange kungegange
Immediate future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngizoganga engizoganga ngizoganga angizuganga engingezuganga ngingezuganga
2nd singular uzoganga ozoganga uzoganga awuzuganga ongezuganga ungezuganga
1st plural sizoganga esizoganga sizoganga asizuganga esingezuganga singezuganga
2nd plural nizoganga enizoganga nizoganga anizuganga eningezuganga ningezuganga
Class 1 uzoganga ozoganga ezoganga akazuganga ongezuganga engezuganga
Class 2 bazoganga abazoganga bezoganga abazuganga abangezuganga bengezuganga
Class 3 uzoganga ozoganga uzoganga awuzuganga ongezuganga ungezuganga
Class 4 izoganga ezoganga izoganga ayizuganga engezuganga ingezuganga
Class 5 lizoganga elizoganga lizoganga alizuganga elingezuganga lingezuganga
Class 6 azoganga azoganga ezoganga awazuganga angezuganga engezuganga
Class 7 sizoganga esizoganga sizoganga asizuganga esingezuganga singezuganga
Class 8 zizoganga ezizoganga zizoganga azizuganga ezingezuganga zingezuganga
Class 9 izoganga ezoganga izoganga ayizuganga engezuganga ingezuganga
Class 10 zizoganga ezizoganga zizoganga azizuganga ezingezuganga zingezuganga
Class 11 luzoganga oluzoganga luzoganga aluzuganga olungezuganga lungezuganga
Class 14 buzoganga obuzoganga buzoganga abuzuganga obungezuganga bungezuganga
Class 15 kuzoganga okuzoganga kuzoganga akuzuganga okungezuganga kungezuganga
Class 17 kuzoganga okuzoganga kuzoganga akuzuganga okungezuganga kungezuganga
Remote future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyoganga engiyoganga ngiyoganga angiyuganga engingeyuganga ngingeyuganga
2nd singular uyoganga oyoganga uyoganga awuyuganga ongeyuganga ungeyuganga
1st plural siyoganga esiyoganga siyoganga asiyuganga esingeyuganga singeyuganga
2nd plural niyoganga eniyoganga niyoganga aniyuganga eningeyuganga ningeyuganga
Class 1 uyoganga oyoganga eyoganga akayuganga ongeyuganga engeyuganga
Class 2 bayoganga abayoganga beyoganga abayuganga abangeyuganga bengeyuganga
Class 3 uyoganga oyoganga uyoganga awuyuganga ongeyuganga ungeyuganga
Class 4 iyoganga eyoganga iyoganga ayiyuganga engeyuganga ingeyuganga
Class 5 liyoganga eliyoganga liyoganga aliyuganga elingeyuganga lingeyuganga
Class 6 ayoganga ayoganga eyoganga awayuganga angeyuganga engeyuganga
Class 7 siyoganga esiyoganga siyoganga asiyuganga esingeyuganga singeyuganga
Class 8 ziyoganga eziyoganga ziyoganga aziyuganga ezingeyuganga zingeyuganga
Class 9 iyoganga eyoganga iyoganga ayiyuganga engeyuganga ingeyuganga
Class 10 ziyoganga eziyoganga ziyoganga aziyuganga ezingeyuganga zingeyuganga
Class 11 luyoganga oluyoganga luyoganga aluyuganga olungeyuganga lungeyuganga
Class 14 buyoganga obuyoganga buyoganga abuyuganga obungeyuganga bungeyuganga
Class 15 kuyoganga okuyoganga kuyoganga akuyuganga okungeyuganga kungeyuganga
Class 17 kuyoganga okuyoganga kuyoganga akuyuganga okungeyuganga kungeyuganga
Present subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngigange ngingagangi
2nd singular ugange ungagangi
1st plural sigange singagangi
2nd plural nigange ningagangi
Class 1 agange angagangi
Class 2 bagange bangagangi
Class 3 ugange ungagangi
Class 4 igange ingagangi
Class 5 ligange lingagangi
Class 6 agange angagangi
Class 7 sigange singagangi
Class 8 zigange zingagangi
Class 9 igange ingagangi
Class 10 zigange zingagangi
Class 11 lugange lungagangi
Class 14 bugange bungagangi
Class 15 kugange kungagangi
Class 17 kugange kungagangi
Past subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngaganga ngangaganga, angaganga, angangaganga
2nd singular waganga wangaganga, awaganga, awangaganga
1st plural saganga sangaganga, asaganga, asangaganga
2nd plural naganga nangaganga, anaganga, anangaganga
Class 1 waganga wangaganga, akaganga, akangaganga
Class 2 baganga bangaganga, abaganga, abangaganga
Class 3 waganga wangaganga, awaganga, awangaganga
Class 4 yaganga yangaganga, ayaganga, ayangaganga
Class 5 laganga langaganga, alaganga, alangaganga
Class 6 aganga angaganga, awaganga, awangaganga
Class 7 saganga sangaganga, asaganga, asangaganga
Class 8 zaganga zangaganga, azaganga, azangaganga
Class 9 yaganga yangaganga, ayaganga, ayangaganga
Class 10 zaganga zangaganga, azaganga, azangaganga
Class 11 lwaganga lwangaganga, alwaganga, alwangaganga
Class 14 baganga bangaganga, abaganga, abangaganga
Class 15 kwaganga kwangaganga, akwaganga, akwangaganga
Class 17 kwaganga kwangaganga, akwaganga, akwangaganga

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