ting

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See also: Ting, tīng, tíng, tǐng, and tìng

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋ

Etymology 1[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Interjection[edit]

ting

  1. Used to represent the sound of a small bell.
    • 1839, Charles Dickens, "The Private Theatricals", in Sketches by Boz
      Ting, ting, ting! went the bell again. Everybody sat down; the curtain shook, rose sufficiently high to display several pair of yellow boots paddling about, and there it remained.

Noun[edit]

ting (plural tings)

  1. A high-pitched ringing sound, as made when a small bell is struck.
    • 1897, Bram Stoker, Dracula, Doubleday & McClure, published 1899, page xxiii. 307:
      Through the sound of the shivering glass I could hear the "ting" of the gold, as some of the sovereigns fell on the flagging.
    • 1934, Agatha Christie, chapter 4, in Murder on the Orient Express, London: HarperCollins, published 2017, page 36:
      At the same moment the ting of a bell sounded sharply.
Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

ting (third-person singular simple present tings, present participle tinging, simple past and past participle tinged)

  1. To make a high sharp sound like a small bell being struck.
    When the microwaved food was ready, the bell tinged.
    • 1942 February, “A Railway Day in New England”, in Railway Magazine, page 38:
      It was built by Alco—the American Locomotive Company—and looked fairly new; it was carried on two 4-wheel bogies, and had a funny bell that tinged continuously somewhere inside.
Translations[edit]

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Etymology 2[edit]

From the Wade–Giles romanization of Mandarin (dǐng).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ting (plural tings or ting)

  1. An ancient Chinese vessel with legs and a lid.
  2. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) The apartment in a Chinese temple where the idol is kept.

Etymology 3[edit]

From thing.

Noun[edit]

ting (plural tings)

  1. (Caribbean creoles, MLE, MTE) thing, person (often referring to a attractive female or a relation with one or engagements in criminal schemes or otherwise potentially disreputable connections).
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for ting in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þing n (assembly, council, business), from Proto-Germanic *þingą, cognate with Icelandic þing (assembly, parliament), Swedish, Norwegian Bokmål ting (thing), English thing, Dutch ding, German Ding.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ting c (singular definite tingen, plural indefinite ting)

  1. thing (an individual object)

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ting n (singular definite tinget, plural indefinite ting)

  1. assembly, parliament (a judicial or legislative assembly)

Inflection[edit]

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þing (assembly, council, business), from Proto-Germanic *þingą.

Noun[edit]

ting n (genitive singular tings, plural ting)

  1. parliament
  2. thing

Declension[edit]

Declension of ting
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative ting tingið ting tingini
accusative ting tingið ting tingini
dative tingi tinginum tingum tingunum
genitive tings tingsins tinga tinganna

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɪŋ]
  • Hyphenation: ting

Noun[edit]

ting (first-person possessive tingku, second-person possessive tingmu, third-person possessive tingnya)

  1. The sound made when a small bell is struck.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sinitic (Min Nan teng).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɪŋ]
  • Hyphenation: ting

Noun[edit]

ting (first-person possessive tingku, second-person possessive tingmu, third-person possessive tingnya)

  1. lantern.
    Synonyms: lentera, tanglung

Further reading[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ting

  1. Nonstandard spelling of tīng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of tíng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of tǐng.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of tìng.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Nigerian Pidgin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English thing.

Noun[edit]

ting

  1. thing

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þing (assembly, council, business), from Proto-Germanic *þingą.

Noun[edit]

ting m (definite singular tingen, indefinite plural ting, definite plural tinga or tingene)

  1. a thing

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ting n (definite singular tinget, indefinite plural ting, definite plural tinga or tingene)

  1. court, assembly

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þing (assembly, council, business), from Proto-Germanic *þingą. Doublet of dings and tingest. Akin to English thing.

Noun[edit]

ting m (definite singular tingen, indefinite plural ting, definite plural tinga)

  1. a thing
  2. an issue
Synonyms[edit]
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Noun[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

ting n (definite singular tinget, indefinite plural ting, definite plural tinga)

  1. court, assembly
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ting n (definite singular tinget, indefinite plural ting, definite plural tinga)

  1. a living thing
    Synonym: kvikende
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

ting

  1. imperative of tinga and tinge

References[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Old Tupi[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ting

  1. white

References[edit]

  • NAVARRO, E. A. Dicionário de tupi antigo: a língua indígena clássica do Brasil. São Paulo. Global. 2013.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Interjection[edit]

ting

  1. ding

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish þing, from Old Norse þing (assembly, council, business), from Proto-Germanic *þingą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ting n

  1. a thing, an individual object
    Synonym: sak
  2. a thing, a court of law; a judicial or legislative assembly

Declension[edit]

Declension of ting 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ting tinget ting tingen
Genitive tings tingets tings tingens

Related terms[edit]

object
assembly

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English think.

Verb[edit]

ting

  1. think

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þing (assembly, council, business), from Proto-Germanic *þingą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ting n (definite tingjä)

  1. court session
  2. (indeclinable) thing
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse þinga, from Proto-Germanic *þingōną. Confer tingt.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ting (preterite tingä)

  1. to order (goods)