ing

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See also: Ing., Ing, ing-, and -ing

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English ing, ynge, enge, from Old English ing, *eng ‎(a meadow; ing), from Proto-Germanic *angijō ‎(meadow), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂énkos ‎(a bend; curve; bowl; hollow; dell; glen), from *h₂énk- ‎(to bend; curve; bow). Cognate with Scots eng ‎(ing; meadow), Dutch eng ‎(pasture; farmland), Danish eng ‎(meadow), Swedish äng ‎(meadow; field), Norwegian eng ‎(meadow), Faroese ong ‎(grassland; meadow; pasture), Icelandic eng ‎(a meadow), Icelandic engi ‎(a meadow; meadowland).

Noun[edit]

ing ‎(plural ings)

  1. A meadow, especially a low meadow near a river; water meadow.
    Ings, glens, and fens of the Highlands.

References[edit]

  • OED 2nd edition 1989

Etymology 2[edit]

From Pitman em and en, which it is related to phonetically and graphically, and the sound it represents. The change in vowel probably reflects the familiar suffix -ing.

Noun[edit]

ing ‎(plural ings)

  1. The letter for the ng sound /ŋ/ in Pitman shorthand.
Related terms[edit]
  • eng, the name of the IPA letter for this sound

Anagrams[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

ing

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ing ‎(plural ingek)

  1. shirt

Declension[edit]

Inflection (plural in -ek, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative ing ingek
accusative inget ingeket
dative ingnek ingeknek
instrumental inggel ingekkel
causal-final ingért ingekért
translative inggé ingekké
terminative ingig ingekig
essive-formal ingként ingekként
essive-modal
inessive ingben ingekben
superessive ingen ingeken
adessive ingnél ingeknél
illative ingbe ingekbe
sublative ingre ingekre
allative inghez ingekhez
elative ingből ingekből
delative ingről ingekről
ablative ingtől ingektől
Possessive forms of ing
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. ingem ingeim
2nd person sing. inged ingeid
3rd person sing. inge ingei
1st person plural ingünk ingeink
2nd person plural ingetek ingeitek
3rd person plural ingük ingeik

Verb[edit]

ing

  1. wobble
  2. swing

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Derived terms[edit]

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apparently from Old Norse eng.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ing f

  1. meadow, water meadow, ing

Declension[edit]