meting

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

meting

  1. present participle of mete

Noun[edit]

meting (plural metings)

  1. The act of one who metes; a distribution or handing out.
    • 1964, William K. Bottorff, Twayne's United States Authors Series (volume 56, page 72)
      We are far more apt to yawn than to weep as we make our way through this series of loosely connected incidents, of unmotivated actions, of contrived metings-out of justice.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From meten +‎ -ing

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: me‧ting

Noun[edit]

meting f (plural metingen, diminutive metinkje n)

  1. measurement

Derived terms[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Noun[edit]

meting f (genitive singular metingar, plural metingar)

  1. measurement, estimate

Usage notes[edit]

Declension[edit]

f6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative meting metingin metingar metingarnar
Accusative meting metingina metingar metingarnar
Dative meting metingini metingum metingunum
Genitive metingar metingarinnar metinga metinganna

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mētan +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeː.tinɡ/, [ˈmeː.tiŋɡ]

Noun[edit]

mēting f

  1. painting, picture

Declension[edit]

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