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4 letters words from 'nang'

NANG 5 

3 letters words from 'nang'

ANN 3GAN 4
NAG 4NAN 3

2 letters words from 'nang'

AG 3AN 2
NA 2 

All 4 letters words made out of nang

nang anng nnag nnag anng nang nagn angn ngan gnan agnn gann nnga nnga ngna gnna ngna gnna angn nagn agnn gann ngan gnan

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Definitions and meaning of nang

nang

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /næŋ/
  • Rhymes: -æŋ

Etymology 1

Noun

nang (plural nangs)

  1. (Australia, slang) A metal bulb filled with nitrous oxide gas, inhaled for its disassociative effects, normally intended as a propellant for whipped cream.
    • 1996 March 5, Justin O'Brien, “how long before you peak on acid?”, alt.drugs, Usenet
      I reckon the thing that brings on a trip the quickest is definitly a nang (nitrous oxide bulb) while listening to REALLY intense music
    • 1998 October 18, “noise” from hello.net.au and start.net.au, “H ?”, alt.drugs.hard, Usenet
      "helicopters" these days refers to those silly hats with propellers on top, which come with a free ounce of smack at any local K-mart. Y'know, next to the nangs (or bulbs - nitrous oxide for whipped cream).

Etymology 2

Multicultural London English, from Jamaican English, from Jamaican Creole nyanga, potentially from West African languages, such as Mende nyanga (ostentation; showing off) or Hausa yanga (boastfulness).

Adjective

nang (comparative more nang, superlative most nang)

  1. (Britain, slang, chiefly MLE) excellent; awesome; masterful; deeply satisfying.
Synonyms
  • fabulous, splendid; See also Thesaurus:excellent

Anagrams

  • Gann, Ngan

Bau Bidayuh

Noun

nang

  1. shrimp (decapod crustacean)

Chuukese

Noun

nang

  1. heaven

Jingpho

Etymology

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *na-ŋ (thou).

Pronoun

nang

  1. thou, you (singular)

Khumi Chin

Etymology

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *naŋ, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *naŋ (thou). Cognates include Lashi nang and Burmese နင် (nang).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nã˥/

Pronoun

nang

  1. thou, you (singular)

See also

References

  • R. Shafer (1944), “Khimi Grammar and Vocabulary”, in Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, volume 11, issue 2, page 425
  • K. E. Herr (2011) The phonological interpretation of minor syllables, applied to Lemi Chin[2], Payap University, page 44

Lashi

Etymology

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *na-ŋ (thou).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /naŋ/, [naŋ˧˩]

Pronoun

nang

  1. thou, you (singular)

References

  • Mark Wannemacher (2011) A phonological overview of the Lacid language[3], Chiang Mai: Payap University., page 38
  • Hkaw Luk (2017) A grammatical sketch of Lacid[4], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis), page 40

Mandarin

Romanization

nang

  1. Nonstandard spelling of nāng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of náng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of nǎng.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of nàng.

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.

Mizo

Etymology

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *naŋ, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *na-ŋ (thou).

Pronoun

nang

  1. thou, you (singular)

Tagalog

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nɐŋ/
  • Rhymes: -aŋ

Conjunction

nang

  1. when, at the time of (referring to past events)
    Synonym: noong
  2. for, so that, in order to
    Synonyms: para, upang

Particle

nang

  1. combination of na and -ng; more; already
  2. used to connect adverbs of manner or degree to the word they modify
  3. used to connect repeated verbs

Usage notes

  • Nang is often confused with ng. According to the Manwal sa Masinop na Pagsulat (Manual to Careful Writing) by the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (Commission on the Filipino Language), nang is used only in the five definitions stated above and ng is used elsewhere. Nang is also confused with na'ng, the contraction of na and ang, wherein the apostrophe is often omitted.

See also

  • na
  • ng
  • na'ng

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

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

Etymology 1

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Noun

nang

  1. follicle

Etymology 2

Noun

(classifier cây) nang

  1. (archaic) areca
    Synonym: cau


Yapese

Verb

nang

  1. to know

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (slang) excellent, cool.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)