mang

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[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, 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.

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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]

Derived terms[edit]


Cimbrian[edit]

Verb[edit]

mang

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

References[edit]

  • “mang” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle isole 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.

Pronunciation[edit]

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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 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]

From a Clipping of manong

Noun[edit]

mang

  1. an informal term of address for an elderly man; mister
Synonyms[edit]

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with Muong bang.

Verb[edit]

mang (, 𫼳)

  1. to carry
    mang đito bring something with you and leave
    cà phê mang đicoffee to go; takeout/takeaway coffee
  2. to wear (footwear)

See also[edit]

Derived terms
  • 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)
  • 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
    Synonyms[edit]

    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 (old orthography maŋ)

    1. brave; bold.
    See also[edit]

    Etymology 2[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    mang (old orthography maŋ)

    1. curse.