thang

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See also: Thang, tháng, thắng, Thắng, and thẳng

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An altered spelling of thing, representing pronunciation in the southern United States (see thank–think merger).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /θæŋ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æŋ

Noun[edit]

thang (plural thangs)

  1. (slang) Pronunciation spelling of thing, usually used to denote a known fad or popular activity.
    It's cool, girl, it ain't no thang.
    • 1977, “Sweet Thang”, in Freedom Flight, performed by Shuggie Otis:
      Ooh baby, sweet thang

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Dimasa[edit]

Verb[edit]

thang

  1. to go

Min Nan[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of thang – see (“can; may”).
(This character, thang, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier cái, chiếc) thang ()

  1. a ladder
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Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Noun[edit]

thang

  1. (alternative medicine) a prescribed dose of Chinese or Vietnamese medicine
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