AskDefine | Define ting

Dictionary Definition

ting n : a light clear metallic sound as of a small bell [syn: tinkle]

Verb

1 cause to make a ting
2 make a light, metallic sound; go `ting'

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

tis onomatopoeia

Pronunciation

Noun

ting
  1. The sound of small metallic bell
  2. ancient Chinese vessel with legs and a lid. Also called ding. Chinese: 鼎, pinyin: dǐng.

Translations

The sound of small metallic bell

Verb

ting
  1. To make a ting sound
    When the food was ready, the bell tinged

Translations

To make a ting sound

Faroese

Noun

ting

Declension

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

ting
  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, tīng, tíng, tǐng, or tìng.

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.

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

ting
  1. thing; an individual object
  2. thing; a judicial or legislative assembly

Synonymous

  • sak; a thing, individual object

See also

Extensive Definition

Ting may refer to:

See also

ting in Scots: Ting
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