kring

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Kring

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kring m (plural kringen, diminutive kringetje n)

  1. circle; round figure
    Kinderen, ga in een kring staan!
    Children, form a circle!
  2. circle; a community of people
    Dit is in deze kringen ongebruikelijk.
    This is unusual in these circles.
  3. a circular stain left on a table by a wet glass
  4. (chiefly Belgium) the student organization of an university faculty

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kringr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

kring

  1. around

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kringr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

kring

  1. around, about; same as omkring

Preposition[edit]

kring

  1. around

Synonyms[edit]


Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kringr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kʰríŋː], [kʰrœ́ʏ̯ŋk], [kʰrɛ́ŋː]
    Rhymes: -íŋː

Adjective[edit]

kring (comparative kringänä, superlative kringäst, neuter kringt)

  1. fast, speedy, brisk

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Rietz, Johan Ernst, “Kring”, in Svenskt dialektlexikon: ordbok öfver svenska allmogespråket [Swedish dialectal lexicon: a dictionary for the Swedish lects] (in Swedish), 1962 edition, Lund: C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag, published 1862–1867, page 355