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.

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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
  • lange” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

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 lange/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

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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.