rings

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English[edit]

Chain mail made of many rings
a gymnast on the rings

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Noun[edit]

rings

  1. plural of ring

Noun[edit]

rings pl (plural only)

  1. (gymnastics) A gymnastics apparatus and discipline consisting of 2 rings suspended from a bar.
    Hyponyms: still rings, flying rings
    1. (post-mid century) Ellipsis of still rings.
  2. A traditional Irish game of throwing rings onto hooks.

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Verb[edit]

rings

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ring

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rings c

  1. indefinite genitive singular of ring

Noun[edit]

rings n

  1. indefinite genitive singular of ring
  2. indefinite genitive plural of ring

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

rings pl

  1. plural of ring

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ring.

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Adverb[edit]

rings

  1. around
    Synonyms: herum, rundherum
    • 1924, Thomas Mann, Der Zauberberg [The Magic Mountain], volume 1, Berlin: S. Fischer, page 453:
      Verschneit lag rings das Gebirge, rauh in den unteren Bezirken, weich zugedeckt die über die Baumgrenze hinausragenden, verschieden gestalteten Gipfel.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Further reading[edit]

  • rings” in Duden online
  • rings” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rings m pl

  1. plural of ring

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rings

  1. indefinite genitive singular of ring.

Verb[edit]

rings

  1. present tense passive of ringa.