hing

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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hing

  1. Dialect or poetic for hang
    "Some gnaw the snakes that on their shoulders hing." in Fairfax's Tasso

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Noun[edit]

hing (uncountable)

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

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Dutch[edit]

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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")

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German henge.

Noun[edit]

hing (genitive hinge, partitive hinge)

  1. hinge

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German[edit]

Verb[edit]

hing

  1. first-person singular indicative past form of hangen
  2. third-person singular indicative past form of hangen

Scots[edit]

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Noun[edit]

hing (plural hings)

  1. (most Scots dialects) a thing.
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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