trong

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See also: trống, trỏng, and trọng

English[edit]

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A pair of trongs.

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

trong (plural trongs)

  1. A gripping and lifting tool made of three limbs, or finger-channels, each with teeth on the end of them.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þrǫng.

Noun[edit]

trong m (definite singular trongen, uncountable)

  1. need
    Me har trong for fleire folk.
    We have a need for more people.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse þrǫngr.

Adjective[edit]

trong (masculine and feminine trong, neuter trongt, definite singular and plural tronge, comparative trongare, indefinite superlative trongast, definite superlative trongaste)

  1. tight, narrow
    Dei gjekk gjennom tronge fjellpass.
    They walked through narrow mountain passes.

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

trong

  1. past tense of trenga and trenge

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *k-lɔːŋ (clear; limpid)

Adjective[edit]

trong (, , , 𤁘, 𤄯)

  1. clear; limpid; transparent

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *k-lɔːŋ (inside)

Preposition[edit]

trong (, , 𡧲, 𥪝, 𥪞, 𪚚)

  1. in; inside; within
  2. in (Southern region)
Usage notes[edit]
  • The term means in (a region, an area) when it goes with Nam ("South"). trong Nam (literally "inside the South") means "in Southern regions", as opposed to ngoài Bắc (literally "outside the North") which means "in Northern regions". This use may be related to the names of Đàng Trong (the Southern part of the country - the "Inside Side") and Đàng Ngoài (the Northern part - the "Outside Side").
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