Ing meaning

Used to form the present participle of verbs.

Seeing.

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Used to form adjectives resembling present participles but not derived from verbs.

Swashbuckling.

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An action or process connected with a specified thing.

Berrying.

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One having a specified quality or nature.

Sweeting.

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Forming the present participle of verbs.

Hearing, noticing.

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A person or thing of a (specified) kind or origin.

Atheling, farthing.

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A water meadow.
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The name of the letter for the ng sound IPA: /ŋ/ in Pitman shorthand.
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Origin of ing

  • ME -ing, -yng, orig. -end, -and, -ind < OE -ende, suffix of prp. of verbs
    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
  • Middle English alteration (influenced by -inge noun or gerund suff. –ing2) of -ende, -inde from Old English -ende present participle suff
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Middle English from Old English belonging to, descended from
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Middle English from Old English -ung, -ing
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Old English ing.
    From Wiktionary