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See also ēng, eng., and ENG

Translingual

Pronunciation

Symbol

eng (plural: engs)

  1. Roman alphabet ŋ: The Latin-based letter formed by combining the letters n and g, used in the IPA, Saami, Mende, and some Australian aboriginal languages. In the IPA, it represents the voiced velar nasal, the ng sound in running and rink.

English

Abbreviation

eng

  1. England
  2. English

Danish

Noun

eng

  1. meadow

Dutch

Pronunciation

Adjective

eng, enge (comparative enger, engere; superlative engst, engste)

  1. narrow
  2. scary, creepy

German

Etymology

Old High German engi

Pronunciation

Adjective

eng

  1. narrow, tight

Related terms


Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

eng

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having the tone, ēng.

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.


Norwegian

Etymology

From Old Norse eng

Noun

eng m. and f. (definite singular enga/engen; indefinite plural enger; definite plural engene)

  1. meadow

Hyponyms

References

  • eng” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk DictionaryDokumentasjonsprosjektet.

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