strang

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See also: Strang, strâng, and sträng

English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

strang (comparative stranger, superlative strangest)

  1. (Britain dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) Alternative form of strong

Anagrams[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

strang

  1. Alternative form of straunge

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *strangaz, from the Proto-Indo-European *streng- (stiff, tight), *strenk- [1]. Cognate with Old Saxon strang, Old High German strangi, Old Norse strangr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /strɑnɡ/, [strɑŋɡ]

Adjective[edit]

strang (comparative strengra, superlative strenġest)

  1. strong

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: strong, stronge
    • English: strong
    • Scots: strang
    • Yola: straung

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pokorny 2594

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse strangr, from Proto-Germanic *strangaz, from Proto-Indo-European *streng-, *strenk- (taut, stiff, tight).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

strang (comparative strangan, superlative strangest)

  1. strict, severe, stern
  2. thin
    kalven jer lang å strang
    the calf is long and thin