heng

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See also: héng, hèng, hēng, and heng'

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From h + eng.

Noun[edit]

heng ‎(plural not attested)

  1. a character (ꜧ), combining an h and an eng, which stands for the hypothetical phoneme in English which includes both [h] and [ŋ] as its allophones.

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

heng

  1. Nonstandard spelling of hēng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of héng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of hèng.

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.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

heng

  1. imperative of henge

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *henki.

Noun[edit]

heng

  1. soul
  2. spirit
  3. personality, character
  4. person, personage

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of heng
nominative sing. heng
genitive sing. hengen
partitive sing. henged
partitive plur. hengid
singular plural
nominative heng henged
accusative hengen henged
genitive hengen hengiden
partitive henged hengid
essive-instructive hengen hengin
translative hengeks hengikš
inessive henges hengiš
elative hengespäi hengišpäi
illative  ? hengihe
adessive hengel hengil
ablative hengelpäi hengilpäi
allative hengele hengile
abessive hengeta hengita
comitative hengenke hengidenke
prolative hengedme hengidme
approximative I hengenno hengidenno
approximative II hengennoks hengidennoks
egressive hengennopäi hengidennopäi
terminative I  ? hengihesai
terminative II hengelesai hengilesai
terminative III hengessai
additive I  ? hengihepäi
additive II hengelepäi hengilepäi

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