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See harangue.


  • IPA(key): /həˈɹæŋ/ (US)
  • Rhymes: -æŋ
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ha‧rang


harang (plural harangs)

  1. Alternative spelling of harangue
    • 1679, ?, The Life of the Renowned Peter D’Aubuſſon, Grand Maſter of Rhodes, page 187:
      He concluded his Harang in a lively and perſwaſive manner, []
    • 1906, William Jennings Bryan, Francis Whiting Halsey, The World’s Famous Orations, volume 2, Funk and Wagnalls Company, page 169:
      [] , whom he had posed within hearing of his harang.
    • 1987, Sir John Finet, Albert Joseph Loomie, Ceremonies of Charles I: the note books of John Finet, 1628-1641, Fordham University Press, page 156:
      [] he was receyved in the Presence (the ambassador entering fyrst for the conveniencey found by yt at the former audience of the Sweden) [47v] made his harang in Italian with interpretation of the Queens secretary []
    • 1906, quoting Fisher Ames, 1796, “On the Treaty with Great Britain”, in William Jennings Bryan, editor, The World’s Famous Orations, Vol VIII[1], HTML edition, Bartleby, published 2003:
      … or to furnish petty topics of harang from the windows of that State House?


harang (third-person singular simple present harangs, present participle haranging, simple past and past participle haranged)

  1. Alternative spelling of harangue To give a forceful and lengthy lecture or criticism to someone
    • 1915, Emily Calvin Blake, Suzanna Stirs the Fire[2], HTML edition, The Gutenberg Project, published 2006:
      "Have you been listening to Reynolds haranging on his soap box?"
    • 1986, Geoff Dench, Minorities in the Open Society: Prisoners of Ambivalence and Containment[3], Taylor & Francis, →ISBN, page 45:
      Instead of haranging their hosts with evidence of failed promises, …
    • 2010, John J. Browne Ayes, Juan Ponce de Leon His New and Revised Genealogy[4], →ISBN, page 513:
      It took a lot of effort and haranging in the ensuing weeks that followed but Juan Ponce had the two men arrested and shipped off to Spain to stand trial.
    • 2011 October 20, Peter Apps, London, “Death of Libya's Gaddafi Avoids Awkward Trial”, in Reuters[5], retrieved 2013-04-29:
      Any trial might have given the flamboyant, often idiosyncratic Gaddafi a podium from which to harang both Libya's new rulers and Western powers, …




Connections with Proto-Turkic *koŋrak (bell) or *kaŕgan (cauldron) (see Bashkir ҡыңғырау (qïñğïraw) and Turkish kazan respectively) are usually proposed, however neither etymology is without problems.


  • IPA(key): [ˈhɒrɒŋɡ]
  • Hyphenation: ha‧rang


harang (plural harangok)

  1. bell (especially a church bell)
    Synonym: csengő (a smaller and lighter bell)
    Akiért a harang szól [6] - For Whom the Bell Tolls (a novel by Ernest Hemingway)


Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative harang harangok
accusative harangot harangokat
dative harangnak harangoknak
instrumental haranggal harangokkal
causal-final harangért harangokért
translative haranggá harangokká
terminative harangig harangokig
essive-formal harangként harangokként
inessive harangban harangokban
superessive harangon harangokon
adessive harangnál harangoknál
illative harangba harangokba
sublative harangra harangokra
allative haranghoz harangokhoz
elative harangból harangokból
delative harangról harangokról
ablative harangtól harangoktól
possessive - singular
harangé harangoké
possessive - plural
harangéi harangokéi
Possessive forms of harang
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. harangom harangjaim
2nd person sing. harangod harangjaid
3rd person sing. harangja harangjai
1st person plural harangunk harangjaink
2nd person plural harangotok harangjaitok
3rd person plural harangjuk harangjaik

Derived terms[edit]

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