lange

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See also: Lange, langé, länge, långe, and Länge

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /laŋə/, [ˈlɑŋə]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse langa, from Proto-Germanic *langǭ, *langijǭ, cognate with Swedish långa, English ling, Dutch leng, German Leng. Derived from the adjective *langaz (long).

Noun[edit]

lange c (singular definite langen, plural indefinite langer)

  1. ling, common ling (the fish Molva molva, similar to the cod)
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German langen (to reach for), from Proto-Germanic *langōną, cognate with German langen, English long, Old Norse langa.

Verb[edit]

lange (past tense langede, past participle langet)

  1. to hand, pass (in a careless manner)
  2. to fetch
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

lange

  1. definite singular of lang
  2. plural of lang

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑŋə/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

lange

  1. Inflected form of lang

Anagrams[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Derived how?”) From langema.

Noun[edit]

lange (genitive lange, partitive langet)

  1. fall
  2. lapse

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Substantivization of Old French lange (woollen), from Latin laneus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lange m (plural langes)

  1. flannel blanket, baby blanket
  2. (in the plural) swaddling clothes
  3. (Switzerland, Belgium) diaper, nappy

Verb[edit]

lange

  1. inflection of langer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Middle High German lange, an adverb to lanc.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • lang (for the temporal adverb)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

lange

  1. long, for a long time
    • 1931, Arthur Schnitzler, Flucht in die Finsternis, S. Fischer Verlag, page 105:
      Sie schwiegen lange. Als er endlich etwas sagen wollte, wehrte sie leise ab. „Heute nichts mehr, ich bitte dich darum“
      They were silent for a long time. When he finally wanted to say something, she softly refused. „Nothing more today, I beg you for that“
    • 1903, Fanny zu Reventlow, Ellen Olestjerne, in Franziska Gräfin zu Reventlow: Gesammelte Werke, Albert Langen, page 674:
      Spät abends, als es lange dunkel war, fanden sie endlich ein Nachtquartier in einem entlegenen Dorf.
      Late at night, when it was long dark, they finally found a night's lodging in a remote village.
  2. in a long time

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

lange

  1. inflection of lang:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

lange

  1. inflection of langen:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular imperative

Further reading[edit]

  • lange” in Duden online

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lange

  1. definite singular of lang
  2. plural of lang

Anagrams[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse langa (ling).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

lange f (definite singular langa, indefinite plural langer, definite plural langene)

  1. (zoology) common ling, Molva molva

Etymology 2[edit]

From lang (long) +‎ -e. The sense of handing something over is considered a semantic loan from Middle Low German (cf. with German langen or even English Handlanger).

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

lange (present tense langar, past tense langa, past participle langa, passive infinitive langast, present participle langande, imperative lang)

  1. to hand over
    1. (transitive) to peddle, especially drugs or alcohol
    2. (transitive) to give
    3. (transitive) to punch
  2. (intransitive) to stride about with long paces
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

lange

  1. definite singular of lang
  2. plural of lang

References[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

lang +‎ -e.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑn.ɡe/, [ˈlɑŋ.ɡe]

Adverb[edit]

lange (comparative lenġ, superlative lenġest)

  1. long, for a long time

Old French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lange m (oblique and nominative feminine singular lange)

  1. woollen; made of wool

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German langen.

Verb[edit]

lange

  1. to hand
    Lang mer's Sals.
    Hand me the salt.