sango

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See also: Sango and ŝanĝo

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Abbreviation of sandwich (pronounced "sangwich") + -o (colloquialising suffix). Australian from 1940s.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sango (plural sangos or sangoes)

  1. (dated, Australia, informal, colloquial) A sandwich. [From 1940s.]
Usage notes[edit]

Now more common is sanger.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Macquarie Slang Dictionary lists sanger, with sango under “also”.

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

sango (plural sangos)

  1. (UK) A rudimentary wooden bridge in India.
    • 1824, Alexander Gerard, Journal of an Excursion through the Himalayah Mountains, from Shipke to the Frontiers of Chinese Tartary, David Brewster (editor), The Edinburgh Journal of Science, Volume 1: April—October, page 219,
      We crossed it and another stream a little above their union by a couple of bad sangos, and ascended from its bed by a rocky footpath, winding amongst extensive forests of oak, yew, pine, and horse chesnut, to Camp.
    • 1865, Henry Astbury Leveson, The Hunting Grounds of the Old World, page 459,
      Four large mountain torrents, the Dangalee, Dubrane, Loarnad, and Rindee Gadh, join the Ganges from the left bank, and have to be crossed by sangos.

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Bikol Central[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sa‧ngo
  • IPA(key): /ˈsaŋo/

Noun[edit]

sango

  1. odor; smell; whiff
    Synonyms: parong, amyo

Verb[edit]

sango

  1. to smell, sniff any odor
    Synonym: parong

Derived terms[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Esperanto Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Orthographic borrowing from French sang, from Latin sanguī̆s. Compare Portuguese and Italian sangue, Spanish sangre, Romanian sânge.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sango (uncountable, accusative sangon)

  1. blood
    Ĝi estis terura vidaĵo; sango kovris la tutan muron.
    It was a terrible sight; blood covered the entire wall.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sango m (plural sangos)

  1. Sango

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto sango, from French sang, Italian sangue, Spanish sangre, ultimately from Latin sanguis.

Noun[edit]

sango (uncountable)

  1. blood

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

sango

  1. Rōmaji transcription of さんご

Ternate[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sango (Jawi ساڠو‎)

  1. (intransitive) to answer, reply
    Synonym: fadu

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of sango
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st tosango fosango misango
2nd nosango nisango
3rd Human osangom, mosangof isango, yosango
Non-human isango isango, yasango
* m - masculine, f - feminine, - archaic

References[edit]

  • Frederik Sigismund Alexander de Clercq (1890) Bijdragen tot de kennis der Residentie Ternate, E.J. Brill
  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

West Makian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with, if not from, Ternate sango.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sango

  1. (intransitive) to answer

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of sango (action verb)
singular plural
inclusive exclusive
1st person tasango masango asango
2nd person nasango fasango
3rd person inanimate isango dasango
animate
imperative nasango, sango fasango, sango

References[edit]

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[1], Pacific linguistics