kong

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See also: Kong, kōng, kǒng, and kòng

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Chinese .

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kong (plural kongs)

  1. (mahjong) A set of four identical tiles.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

konge

Noun[edit]

kong

  1. king, used as a title before the name of a king
    Kong Lars var en konge.
    King Lars was a king.

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a sound-imitative root + -g (frequentative suffix).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kong

  1. (intransitive) to resound

Conjugation[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • kong in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kong

  1. Nonstandard spelling of kōng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of kǒng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of kòng.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of kõng.

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.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse kaun

Noun[edit]

kong m (definite singular kongen, indefinite plural konger, definite plural kongene)

  1. boil, carbuncle, abscess

Etymology 2[edit]

From konge (king)

Noun[edit]

kong (indeclinable)

  1. The titular prefix given to a king
    kong Haakon VII
Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “kong” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • kong” in The Ordnett Dictionary

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse kaun

Noun[edit]

kong m (definite singular kongen, indefinite plural kongar, definite plural kongane)

  1. boil, carbuncle, abscess

Etymology 2[edit]

From konge (king)

Noun[edit]

kong (indeclinable)

  1. The titular prefix given to a king
    kong Haakon VII
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