nge

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See also: Nge, ngé, and -nge-

Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dialectal ngae, from Proto-Albanian *en-gadā,[1] with the latter from Proto-Indo-European *gʰodʰ-o-s, from *gʰedʰ- (to unite; join; suit), cognate with Proto-Slavic *godъ (time, year).

Noun[edit]

nge f (definite singular ngeja)

  1. time, leisure, chance, opportunity

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir E. (2000) A concise historical grammar of the Albanian language: reconstruction of Proto-Albanian[1], Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, →ISBN, page 79

Annobonese[edit]

Noun[edit]

nge

  1. person

References[edit]

  • 1994, Jacques Arends, Pieter Muysken, Norval Smith (editors), Pidgins and Creoles: an introduction
  • 2005, John H. McWhorter, Defining Creole

Fula[edit]

Suffix[edit]

nge

  1. Noun class indicator for nouns (singular) including bovines and the sun

Usage notes[edit]

Article[edit]

nge

  1. (definite) the (when it follows the noun)
    nagge ngethe cow

Usage notes[edit]

Determiner[edit]

nge

  1. (used in indicating something)
    nge naggethis/that cow

Usage notes[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

nge

  1. Rōmaji transcription of け゚
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ケ゚

Lashi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *m/s-ŋa-j. Cognate to Burmese ငယ် (ngai).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nge

  1. small, little

References[edit]

  • Hkaw Luk (2017) A grammatical sketch of Lacid[2], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis)

Mapudungun[edit]

Noun[edit]

nge (Unified spelling)

  1. (anatomy) eye
  2. (anatomy) face

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Swahili[edit]

nge

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

nge (n class, plural nge)

  1. scorpion