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mang

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See also māng, máng, mǎng, màng, măng, and mäng

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

mang

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, māng, máng, mǎng, or màng.

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 Middle Norwegian mangr, probably from East Nordic.

Pronoun

mang f./m. (neuter mangt; plural mange )

  1. In reality the base form of mange (many). Only used in the pronoun phrases mang ei (f.) and mang en (m.).

Derived terms

References

  • mang” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk DictionaryDokumentasjonsprosjektet.
  • mang en” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk DictionaryDokumentasjonsprosjektet.

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