ingang

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See also: Ingang and ingång

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English ingang (entrance), from Old English ingang, from Proto-Germanic *inngangaz, equivalent to in- +‎ gang. Cognate with Dutch ingang (entryway), Old High German ingang (entrance) (German Eingang). More at in, gang.

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Noun[edit]

ingang (plural ingangs)

  1. (archaic, rare) An entrance or entryway.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch inganc, from Old Dutch *ingang, from Proto-Germanic *inngangaz, ultimately from *ǵʰengʰ-. Equivalent to in (in) +‎ gang (passageway, hallway).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈɪŋɣɑŋ/
  • Hyphenation: in‧gang

Noun[edit]

ingang m (plural ingangen, diminutive ingangetje n)

  1. entrance
    Antonym: uitgang
  2. (electronics) input
    Antonym: uitgang
  3. entry, lemma (in a dictionary)

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English ingang (ingress, entry, entrance), from Proto-Germanic *inngangaz. Cognate with Old High German ingang (entrance) (German Eingang).

Noun[edit]

ingang (plural ingangs)

  1. an entry, entrance
  2. permission granted for entry, admission

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *inngangaz. Cognate with Old Frisian ingong, Old Saxon ingang, Old Dutch *ingang, Old High German ingang, Old Norse inngangr. Equivalent to in- +‎ gang.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈinˌɡɑnɡ/, [ˈinˌɡɑŋɡ]

Noun[edit]

ingang m

  1. entrance (place of entry or act of entering)
  2. permission to enter: access, admission
  3. a beginning, first step

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  • Middle English: ingang