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dang

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It is vanity to desire a long life and to take no heed of a good life.
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See also dāng, dǎng, dàng, and đang
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English

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to dang

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to dang (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. euphemism for damn

Interjection

dang

  1. euphemism for damn

Adjective

dang (not comparable)

Positive
dang

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. euphemism for damn
Synonyms
Translations

Etymology 2

See ding

Verb

dang

  1. (obsolete) Simple past tense and past participle of ding.

Etymology 3

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Verb

Infinitive
to dang

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to dang (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To dash
    Quotations
    • Till she, o'ercome with anguish, shame, and rage, Danged down to hell her loathsome carriage - w:Christopher Marlowe

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

dang

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of three tones, dāng, dǎng, or dàng.

Usage notes

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

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