mang

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mæŋ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æŋ

Etymology 1[edit]

Dialectal rendering of man, as used in American Spanish.

Noun[edit]

mang

  1. Alternative form of man (suggesting a Spanish accent)
    • 2014 April 11, Gary Smith, Hero Road[1], Strategic Book Publishing Rights Agency, →ISBN, page 46:
      "Chit, mang, you putos are a bunch of racists." Omar's classic Spanglish comeback made everyone break out in raucous laughter.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English mang, mangis, imang, emang, variants of Middle English on mang, in mange, from Old English on ġemang. More at among.

Preposition[edit]

mang

  1. (Devon) Amid, amongst, among.

Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle English mangen, mængen, from Old English mængan, variant of mengan, menċġan (to mix; mingle). More at meng, ming.

Verb[edit]

mang (third-person singular simple present mangs, present participle manging, simple past and past participle manged)

  1. (Devon) To mix.
    It's all manged up together.

Etymology 4[edit]

Borrowed from Angloromani mong (to beg), from European Romani mang- (to want, beg). Compare Sanskrit mārg-, मार्ग् (to seek, ask for).

Verb[edit]

mang (third-person singular simple present mangs, present participle manging, simple past and past participle manged)

  1. (slang, dated, rare, transative, intransitive) To beg; to beg for money.

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mang (uncountable)

  1. (Cape Afrikaans) prison, jail

Verb[edit]

mang (present mang, present participle mangende, past participle gemang)

  1. (Cape Afrikaans, intransitive) to be in prison, to do time

Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Nasal (dialectal) variant of mag.

Noun[edit]

mang m (indefinite plural mangje, definite singular mangu, definite plural mangjet)

  1. animal young, cub
  2. urchin

Declension[edit]

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Cimbrian[edit]

Verb[edit]

mang

  1. (Luserna, auxiliary) to be able to; can

References[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From northern Middle High German manc, inmanc and Middle Low German manc (among). Related with German mengen, English among.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

mang (+ dative)

  1. (Northern Germany, colloquial, dated) among; amidst

Derived terms[edit]


Low German[edit]

Preposition[edit]

mang

  1. among, amongst
    Dor sühst (du) mien Süster mang de Lüüd, de op Straat loopt.
    There you see my sister among the people walking in the street.
  2. amidst

Inflection[edit]

Adverb[edit]

mang

  1. among

Synonyms[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mang

  1. Nonstandard spelling of māng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of máng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of mǎng.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of màng.

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.

Mizo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *maŋ, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *(s/r)-ma(ŋ/k).

Noun[edit]

mang

  1. dream

References[edit]

  • Grammar and Dictionary of the Lushai Language by J.H. Lorrain, Shillong 1898

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Norwegian mangr, probably from East Norse.

Pronoun[edit]

mang f or m (neuter mangt, plural mange)

  1. In theory the base form of mange (many). Only used in the phrases mang ei f, mang en m, and mangt et.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Norwegian mangr, probably from East Norse.

Pronoun[edit]

mang f or m (neuter mangt, plural mange)

  1. In theory the base form of mange (many). Only used in the pronoun phrases mang ein m and mang ei f, and mangt eit n.

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From manga (to barter).

Noun[edit]

mang n

  1. barter, peddling

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • mang”, in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Potawatomi[edit]

Noun[edit]

mang

  1. loon

Sundanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

mang

  1. uncle (form of address to a man by young people or children)

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of - of manong or mama + -ng.

Noun[edit]

mang

  1. (colloquial) term of address for an elderly man

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with Muong bang, Tho [Cuối Chăm] baːŋ¹.

Verb[edit]

mang (, 𫼳)

  1. to carry
    mang đito leave and take something with you
    cà phê mang đicoffee to go; takeout/takeaway coffee
  2. to wear (footwear)
    mang giày không tấtto wear shoes without socks
    mang giày cao gótto wear high-heels
See also[edit]
  • mặc (to wear a top or bottom)
  • đội (to wear headgear)
  • quàng (to wear a scarf)
  • choàng (to wear a cape or cloak)
  • khoác (to wear over the shoulders)
  • đeo (to wear an accessory or footwear)

Verb[edit]

mang (𦛿)

  1. to be pregnant

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *k-maːŋ; cognate with Muong mang and Chut [Rục] kumaːŋ¹. Compare Bahnar kơmang (gill), Khmu [Cuang] maːŋ ("gill").

Noun[edit]

(classifier cái) mang (𧋽)

  1. (of a fish) gill
    Synonym: go
  2. (of a cobra) hood
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *t-ɓaːŋ.

Noun[edit]

(classifier con) mang (𤛘, 𤞽)

  1. muntjac
    Synonym: hoẵng

Etymology 4[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mang

  1. Sino-Vietnamese reading of
Derived terms[edit]

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Yola[edit]

Preposition[edit]

mang

  1. Alternative form of amang
    • 1867, CONGRATULATORY ADDRESS IN THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, line 14:
      Mang ourzels——var wee dwytheth an Irelonde az ure generale haime——
      Unto ourselves——for we look on Ireland to be our common country——

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 114

Zhuang[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

(Standard Zhuang) IPA(key): /maːŋ˨˦/

  • Tone numbers: mang1
  • Hyphenation: mang

Etymology 1[edit]

From Chinese (MC mˠæŋX, “ferocious; violent; powerful”).

Adjective[edit]

mang (1957–1982 spelling maŋ)

  1. brave; bold.
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

mang (1957–1982 spelling maŋ)

  1. curse.