geng

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See also: Geng, gēng, gěng, and gèng

Alemannic German[edit]

Adverb[edit]

geng

  1. (Gressoney) always

References[edit]

  • Umberto Patuzzi, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar, Luserna: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Fiji Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English gang.

Chinese family name: (gěng)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

geng

  1. Work gang

References[edit]

Chinese family name: gěng 耿


Javanese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Javanese göṅ

Adjective[edit]

geng

  1. (literary, polite) big
  2. (literary, polite) large
  3. (literary, polite) great

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

geng

  1. Nonstandard spelling of gēng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of gěng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of gèng.

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.