mang

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Dialectal rendering of man, as used in American Spanish.

Noun[edit]

mang

  1. Alternative form of man (suggesting a Spanish accent)
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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.

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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

Derivatives[edit]


Cimbrian[edit]

Verb[edit]

mang

  1. (auxiliary) to be able to; can

References[edit]

  • Umberto Patuzzi, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar, Luserna: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Preposition[edit]

mang (+ dative)

  1. (regional, Northern Germany, chiefly 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.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Norwegian mangr, probably from East Norse.

Pronoun[edit]

mang f, m (neuter mangt, plural mange)

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

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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)

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with Muong bang.

Verb[edit]

mang (, 𫼳)

  1. to carry
  2. to wear footwears (shoes, boots, sandals, etc.)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

mang (𦛿)

  1. to be pregnant

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

(classifier cái) mang (𧋽)

  1. (of a fish) gill
  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
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