hong

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See also: hōng, hóng, hőng, hǒng, hòng, hông, hồng, Hong, and Høng

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb[edit]

hong

  1. (obsolete) past tense of hang

Etymology 2[edit]

From Cantonese (hong4, trade, business).

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Could someone with knowledge of Cantonese verify this etymology? Is it a shortening of 洋行”)

Noun[edit]

hong (plural hongs)

  1. a foreign trading company in China
    tea hong

Anagrams[edit]


Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

hong m

  1. h-prothesized form of ong

Verb[edit]

hong

  1. h-prothesized form of ong

Ludian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Finnish honka.

Noun[edit]

hong

  1. forest pine

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

hong

  1. Nonstandard spelling of hōng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of hóng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of hǒng.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of hòng.

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.

Palauan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese (hon).

Noun[edit]

hong

  1. book

Veps[edit]

Noun[edit]

hong

  1. forest pine

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Chinese , Thai แห้ง (hɛ̂ɛng).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hong (𣈞, 𤈤)

  1. to dry (in the wind, sun, or near the fire)

Zhuang[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Chinese (OC *koːŋ).

Noun[edit]

hong (Sawndip forms 𰏊 or ⿱功大 or or ⿰工空 or ⿱红工 or or or or 𭘎 or ⿱䒑巷 or , old orthography hoŋ)

  1. work; labor
    Synonym: goeng
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Tai *χɔːŋᴬ (thing). Cognate with Thai ของ (kɔ̌ɔng), Northern Thai ᨡᩬᨦ, Lao ຂອງ (khǭng), ᦃᦸᧂ (ẋoang), Tai Dam ꪄꪮꪉ, Shan ၶွင် (khǎung), Zuojiang Zhuang kong.

Noun[edit]

hong (old orthography hoŋ)

  1. (dialectal) thing; object
    Synonyms: doenghyiengh, doxgaiq, (dialectal) swhyiengh

Zou[edit]

Verb[edit]

hong

  1. open

References[edit]