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Most common English words: himself « go « how « #119: long » am » way » even

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Old English lang (for adjective, nominal), lange (for adverb)

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Long (comparative Longer, superlative Longest)
  1. Having much distance from one terminating point on an object or an area to another terminating point (usually applies to horizontal dimensions; see Usage Notes below).
    It's a long way from the Earth to the Moon.
  2. Having great duration.
    The pyramids of Egypt have been around for a long time.
  3. (finance) possessing or owning stocks, bonds, commodities, or financial instruments with prices positively correlated with them.
  4. Patrono:Cricket of a fielding position, close to the boundary (or closer to the boundary than the equivalent short position)
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  • Wide is usually used instead of long when referring to a horizontal dimension (left to right).
  • Tall or high are usually used insted of long when referring to positive vertical dimension (upwards), and deep when referring to negative vertical dimension (downwards).
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  • (having much distance from one point to another): low (vertically upwards), shallow (vertically upwards or downwards), short
  • (having great duration): brief, short
  • (finance): short
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Long (comparative Longer, superlative Longest)
  1. Over a great distance in space.
    He threw the ball long.
  2. For a particular duration.
    How long is it until the next bus arrives?
  3. For a long duration.
    Will this interview take long?
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  • (over a great distance): a long way, far
  • (for a long duration): a long time
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Singular
Long

Plural
Longs

Long (plural Longs)
  1. (linguistics) A long vowel.
  2. Patrono:Programming A long integer variable, twice the size of an int and half of a long long. A long is typically 64 bits in a 32-bit environment.
  3. (finance) An entity with a long position in an asset.
    Every uptick made the longs cheer.

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Infinitive
to Long

Third person singular
Longs

Simple past
Longed

Past participle
Longed

Present participle
Longing

to Long (third-person singular simple present Longs, present participle Longing, simple past and past participle Longed)
  1. (transitive, finance) To take a long position in.
    • 2004, Thomas S. Y. Ho, Sang Bin Lee, Sang-bin Yi, The Oxford Guide to Financial Modeling, page 84:
      The left panel shows the profile of a portfolio consisting of longing a call and shorting a put.</span>
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Old English langian

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Infinitive
to Long

Third person singular
Longs

Simple past
Longed

Past participle
Longed

Present participle
Longing

to Long (third-person singular simple present Longs, present participle Longing, simple past and past participle Longed)
  1. (intransitive) To await, to aspire, to desire greatly (something to occur or to be true)
    She longed for him to come back.
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Long c. (plural longen, diminutive longetje, diminutive plural longetjes)

  1. (anatomy) lung

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Long m. (f. longue, m. plural Longs, f. plural longues)

  1. long

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grand, haut, large, épais, profond

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court, bas, étroit, mince

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From Patrono:Sga[[Category:ga:Patrono:Sga derivations|Long]] [[long#Patrono:Sga|long]].

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Long f.

  1. ship

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Patrono:Ga-noun-f2


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long

  1. Nonstandard spelling of lōng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of lóng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of lǒng.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of lòng.

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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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Backformation from longe, longue, the feminine form of lonc

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Long m.

  1. long (length, duration)

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Patrono:Fro-decl-adj


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Long [[Category:Patrono:Sga nouns|Long]]

  1. boat
  2. ship

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From Patrono:Sga[[Category:gd:Patrono:Sga derivations|Long]] [[long#Patrono:Sga|long]].

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Long f. (genitive luinge, plural longan)

  1. A ship

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long

  1. to, toward, into
  2. in, at, near

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long

  1. lunch

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long

  1. loose
    • răng longloose tooth

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Sino-Vietnamese

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long

  1. dragonar:long

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