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See also lång, lāng, láng, lǎng, and làng

English

Noun

Singular
lang

Plural
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  1. Abbreviation of language.

Danish

Adjective

lang

  1. long (having great distance)


This Danish entry was created from the translations listed at long. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see lang in the Danish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008


Dutch

Pronunciation

Adjective

lang, lange (comparative langer, langere; superlative langst, langste)

  1. long
    Het was een lange dag. — It's been a long day.
  2. tall
    Een lange man. — A tall man.
  3. lengthy (time)
    Het duurt lang. — It takes a long time.

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German

Etymology

Old High German lang.

Pronunciation

Adjective

lang (comparative länger, superlative am längsten)

  1. long
  2. tall, high, lofty
  3. lengthy (time)

Antonyms

Adverb

lang [[Category:Template:lang:de adverbs|lang]]

  1. long
  2. during

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

lang

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, lāng, láng, lǎng, or làng.

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.


Old English

Etymology

Proto-Germanic *laŋgo-, from Proto-Indo-European *loŋgho-. Cognate with Old Saxon lang (Dutch lang), Old High German lang (German lang), Old Norse langr (Swedish lång).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /lɑŋg/

Adjective

lang (comparative langra, superlative langrost)

  1. long

Descendants


Old High German

Etymology

Proto-Germanic *langaz, whence also Old English lang, Old Norse langr.

Adjective

lang

  1. long

Tagalog

Adverb

lang

  1. only

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