hing

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

hing

  1. (dialectal or poetic) alternative form of hang
    1600, Torquato Tasso, Edward Fairfax, transl.; Henry Morley, editor, Jerusalem Delivered[1], London: George Routledge and Sons, published 1890, page 89:
    The peers of Pluto's realm assembled been
    Amid the palace of their angry King,
    In hideous forms and shapes, tofore unseen,
    That fear, death, terror and amazement bring,
    With ugly paws some trample on the green,
    Some gnaw the snakes that on their shoulders hing.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Hindi हींग (hīṅg).

Noun[edit]

hing (uncountable)

  1. (India) Asafoetida, especially when used as a seasoning.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋ

Verb[edit]

hing

  1. singular past indicative of hangen

Estonian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *henki. Cognate with Finnish henki.

Noun[edit]

hing (genitive hinge, partitive hinge)

  1. soul
  2. life-force
  3. a living being, usually a human
  4. breath, breathing
    Suits tõmbas hinge kinni.
    The smoke suffocated me. (lit. "The smoke pulled (my) breathing to a close")

Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German henge.

Noun[edit]

hing (genitive hinge, partitive hinge)

  1. hinge

Declension[edit]


German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hing

  1. first/third-person singular indicative past of hangen

Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

hing (plural hings)

  1. thing
    • 2018, Chris McQueer, HWFG, 404Ink 2018, p. 4:
      ‘Aye, but that's the hing, Dolly. He's…he's different fae other guys.’
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

hing (third-person singular present hings, present participle hingin, past hung, past participle hung)

  1. to hang

Zhuang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *χiːŋᴬ (ginger). Cognate with Thai ขิง (kǐng), Lao ຂີງ (khīng), ᦃᦲᧂ (ẋiing), Tai Dam ꪄꪲꪉ, Shan ၶိင် (khǐng), Ahom 𑜁𑜢𑜂𑜫 (khing), Bouyei hingl. Compare Middle Chinese (MC kɨɐŋ, “ginger”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hing (Sawndip forms , old orthography hiŋ)

  1. ginger
    Synonym: gieng (dialectal)