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

English[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Singular
Lang

Plural
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Lang ({{{1}}})

  1. Abbreviation of language.

Adjective[edit | edit source]

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Lang (comparative er, superlative est)

Positive
Lang

Comparative
er

Superlative
est

  1. (obsolete) long

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Danish[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Old Norse langr, from Proto-Germanic, from Proto-Indo-European *dluh₂gʰó- (long).

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

  • IPA: /lang/, [lɑŋˀ]

Adjective[edit | edit source]

Lang (neuter langt, definite and plural lange, comparative længere, superlative længst)

  1. long (having great distance)

Dutch[edit | edit source]

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Adjective[edit | edit source]

Template:Nl-adj

  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.

Antonyms[edit | edit source]

Adverb[edit | edit source]

Template:Nl-adv

  1. a long time
    Wie heeft het langst gespeeld? — "Who played longest?

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German[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Old High German lang.

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Adjective[edit | edit source]

Template:De-adj

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

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Adverb[edit | edit source]

Lang

  1. long
  2. during

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Haitian Creole[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From French langue (language).

Noun[edit | edit source]

Lang

  1. language

Icelandic[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Template:Is-noun form

  1. Template:Is-inflection of
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Mandarin[edit | edit source]

Pinyin syllable[edit | edit source]

lang

  1. Nonstandard spelling of lāng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of láng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of lǎng.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of làng.

Usage notes[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Adjective[edit | edit source]

Template:No-adj

  1. long

Inflection[edit | edit source]

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Old English[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

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, Danish lang, Norwegian lang, Icelandic langur).

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Adjective[edit | edit source]

Template:Ang-adj

  1. long

Declension[edit | edit source]

Template:Ang-adjdec-long

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Old High German[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

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

Adjective[edit | edit source]

Lang

  1. long

Scots[edit | edit source]

Adjective[edit | edit source]

Template:Sco-adj

  1. long

Adverb[edit | edit source]

Template:Sco-adv

  1. long

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Tagalog[edit | edit source]

Adverb[edit | edit source]

Lang [[Category:{{[[Template:|{{{1}}}]]}} adverbs|Lang]]

  1. only

Vietnamese[edit | edit source]

Adjective[edit | edit source]

lang

  1. roan, piebald

br:lang cs:lang da:lang de:lang el:lang es:lang fr:lang ko:lang hr:lang io:lang id:lang ka:lang lo:lang li:lang hu:lang nl:lang ja:lang no:lang pl:lang ru:lang fi:lang sv:lang tl:lang tr:lang vi:lang zh:lang

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