ging

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English gyng, gynge, genge, from Old English genge ‎(a troop, privy, company, retinue), from Proto-Germanic *gangiją ‎(pace, walk). Cognate with Middle Low German gink ‎(a going, turn, way), Old Norse gengi ‎(accompaniment, entourage, help), Icelandic gengi ‎(rate). Related to Old English gengan ‎(to go), from Proto-Germanic *gangijaną ‎(to go). More at gang.

Noun[edit]

ging ‎(plural gings)

  1. A company; troop; a gang.
    • Shakespeare
      There is a knot, a ging, a pack, a conspiracy against me.

Dutch[edit]

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Verb[edit]

ging

  1. singular past indicative of gaan

German[edit]

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Verb[edit]

ging

  1. first-person singular indicative past of gehen
  2. third-person singular indicative past of gehen