hung

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See also: hứng and Hung.

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hung

  1. simple past tense and past participle of hang (except when referring to the method of execution; there, hanged is used instead)
  2. (now proscribed) simple past tense and past participle of hang (in any sense)
    • 1731, Taperell, John, A New Miscellany: Containing the Art of Conversation, and Several Other Subjects[1], page 6:
      They fructify a barren, and render barren a very luxurious Soil; and, if you will believe them, they’ll tell you the Tree whereon Judas hung himſelf, and more than the Natives know themſelves, or ever ſaw in their own Country.
    • 1795, Brackenridge, Hugh, chapter VIII, in Incidents of the Insurrection in the Weſtern Parts of Pennſylvania In the Year 1794[2], volume I, Philadelphia: John M‘Culloch, page 55:
      I am purſuaded, that if even Bradford himſelf, that day, had ventured to check the violence of the people, in any way that was not agreeable to them ; and had betrayed the leaſt partiality for the exciſe law ; or perhaps even a remiſſion of his zeal againſt it, he would have ſunk, in an inſtant, from his power, and they would have hung him on the firſt tree.

Adjective[edit]

hung (not generally comparable, comparative more hung, superlative most hung)

  1. Suspended by hanging.
  2. Having hanging additions or appendages.
  3. (law) Of a jury, unable to reach a unanimous verdict in a trial.
  4. Of a legislature, lacking a majority political party.
  5. (computing, colloquial) Of a computer or similar device, receiving power but not functioning as desired; working very slowly or not at all. The condition is often corrected by rebooting the computer.
  6. (colloquial, of a person, slightly vulgar) Having a large penis (often preceded by an adverb, e.g. well hung).

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Irish[edit]

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hung

  1. h-prothesized form of ung

Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Adjective[edit]

hung

  1. violent when getting angry
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Adverb[edit]

hung

  1. (Thanh Hoá, Nghệ An, Hà Tĩnh, colloquial) very much; a lot
    Anh giống con bọ hung.
    Sao con lại giống con bọ hung được?
    You look a lot like my son.
    How do I look like a dung beetle?

Etymology 2[edit]

This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
Particularly: “Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (SV: hồng)

Adjective[edit]

hung

  1. reddish (of hair)

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hung m

  1. honey

Zhuang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʰluəŋᴬ (big).

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Adjective[edit]

hung (Sawndip forms 𫯞 or 𪩣 or 𰋚 or 𠒋 or ⿰兇大 or ⿰口兇 or or or 𪥔 or or 𭑄 or 𡘙 or ⿰兄大 or 𭀢, old orthography huŋ)

  1. big; large
    Synonyms: mbwk, gox, laux, lueng, loet
  2. grown up
  3. arrogant

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