koning

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See also: Koning and köning

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch koning, from Middle Dutch cōninc, from Old Dutch kuning, from Proto-West Germanic *kuning, from Proto-Germanic *kuningaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

koning (plural konings or koninge (dated), diminutive koninkie, feminine koningin)

  1. king
  2. (chess) king

Bau Bidayuh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

koning

  1. eyebrow (hair that grows over the bone ridge above the eye socket)

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch cōninc, from Old Dutch kuning, from Proto-West Germanic *kuning, from Proto-Germanic *kuningaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkoː.nɪŋ/
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  • Hyphenation: ko‧ning
  • Rhymes: -oːnɪŋ

Noun[edit]

koning m (plural koningen, diminutive koninkje n, feminine koningin)

  1. king
  2. (chess) king

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: koning
  • Sranan Tongo: kownu

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Dutch · schaakstukken (schaak + stukken) (layout · text)
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koning koningin, dame toren loper paard pion

Sasak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(ma-)kunij.

Adjective[edit]

koning

  1. yellow (having yellow as its colour)

Noun[edit]

koning

  1. yellow (colour)