stang

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See also: Stang, stâng, stäng, and stång

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English stange, partly from Old Norse stǫng; partly from Old English stæng, steng, stenge (pole, rod, bar, stake, stick); both from Proto-Germanic *stangō, *stangiz (bar, rod), from Proto-Indo-European *stengʰ-, *stegʰ- (to stick, sting, prick, be stiff).

Noun[edit]

stang (plural stangs)

  1. (archaic or obsolete) A long bar; a pole; a shaft; a stake.
  2. (archaic or obsolete) In land measure, a pole, rod, or perch.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse stanga (prick, goad).

Verb[edit]

stang (third-person singular simple present stangs, present participle stanging, simple past and past participle stanged)

  1. (intransitive, Scotland) To shoot with pain, to sting.
  2. (transitive, Scotland) To spear; to sting.

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

stang

  1. (dialect, rare) simple past tense of sting

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stǫng.

Noun[edit]

stang c (singular definite stangen, plural indefinite stænger)

  1. bar
  2. rod
  3. pole
  4. crossbar

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Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

stang m (plural stangen, diminutive stangetje n)

  1. bar

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

stang

  1. rod, 3.1374 metres

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Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

stang

  1. past tense of stinga.

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stǫng, from Proto-Germanic *stangō.

Noun[edit]

stang f (definite singular stanga, dative stangen, definite plural stängren)

  1. bar, rod, pole

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