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See also Fang, fāng, fáng, fǎng, and fàng

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old Norse fang (capture, embrace), from a Germanic base *fanga- (source also of Old English fōn).

Noun

fang (plural fangs)

  1. A long, pointed canine tooth used for biting and tearing flesh or (in snakes) for injecting venom.
Translations

Verb

fang

  1. to strike or attack with the fangs

Etymology 2

Old English fōn.

Verb

fang

  1. (archaic, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to capture, seize

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Catalan

Noun

fang m.

  1. mud

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Mandarin

Verb

fang (Pinyin fàng, traditional and simplified )

  1. put

Pinyin syllable

fang

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, fāng, fáng, fǎng, or fàng.

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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