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)
    • 2014 April 11, Gary Smith, Hero Road[1], Strategic Book Publishing Rights Agency, ISBN 978-1-62857-880-5, 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. (Britain dialect, 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. (Britain dialect, Devon) To mix.
    It's all manged up together.

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Nasal variant of mag.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. hinnulus

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

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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 Nordic.

Pronoun[edit]

mang f, m (neuter mangt, plural mange)

  1. In reality 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]

From Proto-Vietic *ʔɓa:ŋ; cognate with Muong pang.

Verb[edit]

mang ()

  1. to carry
  2. to wear

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *ma:ŋ.

Noun[edit]

mang

  1. (of a fish) gill
  2. (of a cobra) hood

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