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4 letters words from 'lang'

LANG 5 

3 letters words from 'lang'

GAL 4GAN 4
LAG 4NAG 4

2 letters words from 'lang'

AG 3AL 2
AN 2LA 2
NA 2 

All 4 letters words made out of lang

lang alng lnag nlag anlg nalg lagn algn lgan glan agln galn lnga nlga lgna glna ngla gnla angl nagl agnl ganl ngal gnal

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word lang. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in lang.

Definitions and meaning of lang

lang

Pronunciation

  • enPR: lăng, IPA(key): /læŋ/
  • Rhymes: -æŋ

Etymology 1

Noun

lang (plural langs)

  1. Abbreviation of language

Etymology 2

Adjective

lang (comparative langer, superlative langest)

  1. (obsolete) long
Usage notes
  • "Lang" was still used for "long" in several northern English dialects at the time of the Survey of English Dialects, but it is now virtually extinct.
Derived terms
  • lang syne

Further reading

  • lang in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Anagrams

  • Angl.

Alemannic German

Etymology

From Middle High German lanc, from Old High German lang, from Proto-Germanic *langaz. Cognate with German lang, Dutch lang, English long, Icelandic langur.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɑŋ/

Adjective

lang (comparative lenger, superlative lengscht)

  1. long
  2. tall, high

Declension


Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse langr, from Proto-Germanic *langaz (long), cognate with Swedish lång, English long, German lang. The adjective goes back to Proto-Indo-European *dlongʰos, *dl̥h₁gʰós (long), which is also the source of Latin longus, Ancient Greek δολιχός (dolikhós).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lanɡ/, [lɑŋˀ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑŋˀ

Adjective

lang (neuter langt, plural and definite singular attributive lange, comparative længere, superlative (predicative) længst, superlative (attributive) længste)

  1. long (having great distance)

Further reading

  • “lang” in Den Danske Ordbog
  • “lang” in Ordbog over det danske Sprog

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch lanc, from Old Dutch *lang, from Proto-Germanic *langaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɑŋ/
  • Hyphenation: lang
  • Rhymes: -ɑŋ

Adjective

lang (comparative langer, superlative langst)

  1. long
    Antonym: kort
  2. tall
    Antonyms: kort, klein
  3. long (time), lengthy, a long time

Inflection

Derived terms

  • boomlang
  • dagenlang
  • jarenlang
  • langdradig
  • langdurig
  • langgerekt
  • maandenlang
  • onlangs
  • urenlang

Related terms

  • lengte

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: lank
  • Sranan Tongo: langa

Adverb

lang

  1. (with negation) by far

German

Etymology

From Middle High German lanc, from Old High German lang, from Proto-Germanic *langaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /laŋ/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /laŋk/ (some northern speakers)
  • Rhymes: -aŋ

Adjective

lang (comparative länger, superlative am längsten)

  1. long; lengthy (in space or time)
  2. (of a person) tall
  3. (with units of time, chiefly Jahre) many (indicating the length of the time in total)

Declension

Synonyms

  • (tall): groß (commoner)
  • (many): viel

Antonyms

  • (long in space or time): kurz
  • (tall): klein; kurz (latter rather rude)

Derived terms

  • jahrelang
  • Länge
  • Langeweile
  • langmachen
  • langschwänzig
  • langweilig
  • langwierig
  • monatelang
  • stundenlang
  • überlang
  • verlängern
  • wochenlang
  • Vokuhila

Adverb

lang

  1. (chiefly colloquial, but also found in formal style) Alternative form of lange
  2. long, sprawled, stretched (physically)

Postposition

lang (+ accusative)

  1. for (temporal)
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 34/2010, page 87:
  2. (chiefly colloquial, but also found in formal style) Alternative form of entlang

Verb

lang

  1. singular imperative of langen

Further reading

  • “lang” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Haitian Creole

Etymology

From French langue (language).

Noun

lang

  1. A language.
  2. A tongue.

Synonyms

  • langaj

Hunsrik

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /laŋ/

Adjective

lang (comparative lenger, superlative lengest)

  1. long

Declension

Related terms

  • langst

Further reading

  • Online Hunsrik Dictionary

Icelandic

Noun

lang m

  1. accusative indefinite singular of langur
  2. dative indefinite singular of langur

Lashi

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /laŋ/

Classifier

lang

  1. Classifier for big moving objects, like a river.

References

  • Hkaw Luk, A grammatical sketch of Lacid[1], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis), 2017

Low German

Etymology

From Old Saxon lang, from Proto-Germanic *langaz. Cognate to German lang, Dutch lang, English long.

Adjective

lang (comparative länger, superlative längst)

  1. long

Declension


Ludian

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *lanka.

Noun

lang

  1. A yarn.

Mandarin

Romanization

lang

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

Usage notes

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Mato

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑŋ/

Noun

lang

  1. water

References

  • Phonological Descriptions of Papua New Guinea Languages (2005, SIL, edited by Steve Parker), section Mato (Nenaya, Nengaya, Nineia) Language, page 28: lang [ˈlɑŋ] 'water'

Min Nan


Norwegian Bokmål

Pronunciation

Adjective

lang (neuter singular langt, definite singular and plural lange, comparative lengre, indefinite superlative lengst, definite superlative lengste)

  1. long
  2. tall

Derived terms


References

  • “lang” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse langr. Akin to English long.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɑŋː/ (example of pronunciation)

Adjective

lang (masculine and feminine lang, neuter langt, definite singular and plural lange, comparative lengre, indefinite superlative lengst, definite superlative lengste)

  1. long (of physical length)
  2. long (of duration)

Derived terms


References

  • “lang” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Nyishi

Numeral

lang

  1. hundred

Old English

Alternative forms

  • long

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *lang. Cognate with Old Saxon lang, Old High German lang, Old Norse langr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɑnɡ/, [lɑŋɡ]

Adjective

lang (comparative lengra, superlative lenġest)

  1. long
  2. (in compounds) lasting; old, ancient; advanced

Declension

Derived terms

  • langsum

Descendants

  • Middle English: lang, long
    • English: long
    • Northumbrian: lang
    • Scots: lang
    • Yola: lhaung

Old High German

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *lang, related to Old English lang, Old Norse langr.

Adjective

lang

  1. long

Descendants

  • Middle High German: lanc
    • Alemannic German: lang
    • Bavarian:
      Cimbrian: lång
      Mòcheno: lònk
    • German: lang
    • Hunsrik: lang
    • Luxembourgish: laang
    • Pennsylvania German: lang
    • Vilamovian: łaong
    • Yiddish: לאַנג(lang)

Old Saxon

Alternative forms

  • long

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *lang.

Adjective

lang

  1. long

Declension


Descendants

  • Middle Low German: lanc, lang, lanch
    • Low German: lang
    • Plautdietsch: lang, lank

Pennsylvania German

Etymology

From Middle High German lanc, from Old High German lang. Compare German lang, Dutch lang, English long.

Adjective

lang

  1. long
  2. diluted

Plautdietsch

Etymology

From Middle Low German lanc, from Old Saxon lang.

Adjective

lang

  1. long (in time)

Scots

Etymology

From Middle English lang, from Old English lang (long, tall, lasting). Cognate with English long.

Adjective

lang (comparative langer, superlative langest)

  1. long

Adverb

lang (comparative langer, superlative langest)

  1. long

Derived terms

  • langsome
  • lang syne

Tagalog

Etymology

From Clipping of lamang

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /laŋ/

Adverb

lang

  1. only, just

Synonyms

  • lamang

Tok Pisin

Noun

lang

  1. A fly (insect).

Veps

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *lanka, akin to Finnish lanka.

Noun

lang

  1. A yarn.

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [laːŋ˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [laːŋ˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [laːŋ˧˧]

Adjective

lang • (𫉱)

  1. roan, piebald

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Scots) long.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)