burbot vs ling what difference

what is difference between burbot and ling

English

Etymology

Borrowed from French barbote, from Latin barba (a beard). Displaced native eelpout.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɜ(ɹ).bət/

Noun

burbot (plural burbots)

  1. A freshwater fish, taxonomic name Lota lota, which is similar to the ling and the cusk and spawns in the winter.

Synonyms

  • eel-pout
  • lawyer

Translations



English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋ

Etymology 1

Middle English lenge, lienge. Probably related to long.

Noun

ling (countable and uncountable, plural lings or ling)

  1. Any of various marine food fish, of the genus Molva, resembling the cod.
  2. The common ling, Molva molva.
Derived terms
  • blue ling (Molva dypterygia)
  • common ling (Molva molva)
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English lyng, from Old Norse lyng.

Noun

ling (countable and uncountable, plural lings or ling)

  1. Any of various varieties of heather or broom.
    1. Common heather (Calluna vulgaris)
Translations

Etymology 3

Noun

ling (uncountable)

  1. (informal) Clipping of linguistics.

Anagrams

  • lign-

Albanian

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *linga, from Proto-Indo-European *leig-. Compare English lark (to frolic), Lithuanian láigyti (to run around wildly), Ancient Greek ἐλελίζω (elelízō, to whirl around).

Noun

ling m (definite singular lingu)

  1. quick gait, trot
  2. hurry, haste, rush

Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish lingid.

Verb

ling (present analytic lingeann, future analytic lingfidh, verbal noun lingeadh, past participle lingthe) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. (literary) leap, spring
  2. jump at, attack
  3. start back, shrink away from (with ó (from))

Conjugation

Derived terms

References

  • “ling” in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “lingid”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  • Entries containing “ling” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.

Mandarin

Romanization

ling

  1. Nonstandard spelling of līng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of líng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of lǐng.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of lìng.

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.

Northern Kurdish

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɪŋɡ

Noun

ling m

  1. leg, foot

See also


Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [liŋɡ]

Verb

ling

  1. first-person singular present indicative of linge
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of linge
  3. third-person plural present indicative of linge

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