Ging definition

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Noun

Singular:
ging
Plural:
gings

Origin of ging

  • From Middle English gyng, gynge, genge, from Old English genge (“a troop, privy, company, retinue”), from Proto-Germanic *gangiją (“pace, walk”). Cognate with Middle Low German gink (“a going, turn, way”), Old Norse gengi (“accompaniment, entourage, help”), Icelandic gengi (“rate”). Related to Old English gengan (“to go”), from Proto-Germanic *gangijaną (“to go”). More at gang.

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