Complete Definition of "gong"

see|gÅng|gÇng|gòng
English

Etymology
Malay gong

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉÅ|-ÉÅ

Noun
wikipedia
gong (gongs)

  1. musici a percussion instrument consisting of a metal disk that emits a sonorous sound when struck with a soft hammer
  2. UK a medal or award

Translations

Aleut: cheaw jak
CJK Characters: é¼, é£; é, é®
Chinese: é¼, é£ (luó)
German: Klingel f
Finnish: gongi
Japanese: ã©ã (dora)
mid
Korean: ì§ (jing)
Portuguese: gongo m
Russian: гонг m (gong)
Slovene: gong m
Spanish: gongo m

Intransitive verb
rfc-trverb|Intransitive verb
to gong

  1. to make the sound of a gong

Malay

Noun
gong

  1. a large gong

Category:Malay nouns
Category:Malay derivations


Mandarin

Pinyin syllable
gong

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of three tones, gÅng, gÇng, or gòng.

Usage notes
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.

Category:Mandarin pinyin

fa:gong
fr:gong
io:gong
it:gong
nl:gong
ru:gong
te:gong
vi:gong
zh:gong

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