hurl vs lunge what difference

what is difference between hurl and lunge

English

Etymology

From earlier hurlen. Possibly related to hurry.

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /hɝl/
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)l

Verb

hurl (third-person singular simple present hurls, present participle hurling, simple past and past participle hurled)

  1. (transitive) To throw (something) with force.
  2. (transitive) To utter (harsh or derogatory speech), especially at its target.
  3. (intransitive) To participate in the sport of hurling.
  4. (intransitive, slang) To vomit.
  5. (obsolete, transitive) To twist or turn.
  6. (obsolete) To move rapidly with a noise; to whirl.
  7. (Scotland, transitive, obsolete) To convey in a wheeled vehicle.

Translations

Derived terms

  • hurly-hacket

Noun

hurl (plural hurls)

  1. A throw, especially a violent throw; a fling.
  2. (slang) The act of vomiting.
  3. (hurling) The act of hitting the sliotar with the hurley.
  4. (Ulster, Scotland, slang) A conveyance in a wheeled vehicle; a ride in a car, etc.
  5. (obsolete) tumult; riot; hurly-burly
  6. (obsolete) A table on which fibre is stirred and mixed by beating with a bow spring.

Anagrams

  • Ruhl


English

Alternative forms

  • longe (US)

Etymology

From French allonge, from Old French alonge, from alongier, from Vulgar Latin *allongare, from ad + Late Latin longare, from Latin longus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lʌndʒ/
  • Rhymes: -ʌndʒ

Noun

lunge (plural lunges)

  1. A sudden forward movement, especially with a sword.
  2. A long rope or flat web line, more commonly referred to as a lunge line, approximately 20–30 feet long, attached to the bridle, lungeing cavesson, or halter of a horse and used to control the animal while lungeing.
  3. An exercise performed by stepping forward one leg while kneeling with the other leg, then returning to a standing position.
  4. A fish, the namaycush.

Derived terms

  • lunge whip

Translations

Verb

lunge (third-person singular simple present lunges, present participle lunging or lungeing, simple past and past participle lunged)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To (cause to) make a sudden forward movement (present participle: lunging).
    I lunged at the police officer and made a grab for her gun.
    • 2004, Louis L’Amour, Rustlers of West Fork
      With savage desperation the Indian lunged his horse straight at Hopalong and, knife in hand, leaped for him!
  2. (transitive) To longe or work a horse in a circle around a handler (present participle: lunging or lungeing).

Translations

Anagrams

  • Leung

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse lunga, from Proto-Germanic *lungô (literally the light organ), cognate with Norwegian lunge, Swedish lunga, German Lunge, English lung. The noun is derived from Proto-Indo-European *lengʷʰ- (light, agile, nimble).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɔŋə]

Noun

lunge c (singular definite lungen, plural indefinite lunger)

  1. (anatomy) lung

Inflection

Derived terms

  • lungebetændelse
  • lungekapacitet
  • lungekræft
  • lungetransplantation

References

  • “lunge” in Den Danske Ordbog
  • “lunge” in Ordbog over det danske Sprog

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlun.d͡ʒe/
  • Hyphenation: lùn‧ge

Adverb

lunge

  1. Archaic form of lungi.

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *lungô (the light organ), from Proto-Indo-European *lengʷʰ- (light, agile, nimble). Compare Dutch long, English lung, Danish lunge, German Lunge, Swedish lunga, Icelandic lunga.

Noun

lunge m or f (definite singular lunga or lungen, indefinite plural lunger, definite plural lungene)

  1. (anatomy) a lung

Derived terms

  • lungebetennelse
  • lungekreft
  • lungeskade

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *lungô (the light organ), from Proto-Indo-European *lengʷʰ- (light, agile, nimble). Akin to English lung.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /²lʊŋːə/

Noun

lunge f (definite singular lunga, indefinite plural lunger, definite plural lungene)

  1. (anatomy) a lung

Derived terms

  • lungebetennelse
  • lungekreft
  • lungeskade

Further reading

  • “lunge” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

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