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|Declension of þing|
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From Old Norse þing meaning "assembly", "council" or "business". In turn from Proto-Germanic *þengan. Cognate with modern Icelandic "þing" (of the same meaning), Swedish, Norwegian and Danish ting, German Ding, Old English and Old Frisian thing, and an unattested Gothic *þigg.
- an assembly, meeting or council
From Germanic *þengan ‘appointed time’. Cognate with Old Frisian thing, Old Saxon þing, Old High German thing ‘assembly, council’ (German Ding ‘matter, thing’), Old Norse þing (Danish and Swedish ting) and an unattested Gothic *þigg. It may go back to an Indo-European root *ten- ‘stretch, pull, span’, the source of Old Irish tan ‘time’, Latin tempus ‘time’.
- IPA: /ðɪŋg/
þing n (plural þing)
- English thing
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