- a member of a San people of the Kalahari desert basin of southern Africa.
[koo ng, goo ng]
- H. H.K'ung Hsiang-hsiKong Xiangxi, 1881–1967, Chinese financier and statesman.
- Prince,1833–98, Chinese statesman of the late Ch'ing dynasty.
[koo ng; German kyng]
- Hans,born 1928, Swiss Roman Catholic theologian and writer: critic of papal authority.
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Examples from the Web for kung
By now I'm so overwrought with chi's and fu's and kong's and kung's that my eyes have about crossed.
Kung fu is not the name of a martial-arts form; it means 'something with diligent applications.'
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In the kung fu epic The Grandmaster, Cannes award-winning actor Tony Leung trained for four years.
“You cannot learn the spiritual side of kung fu in just reading two books,” he says.
Now young Kung was a scholar, and could appreciate good manners.
“I am sure she is not as beautiful as Giauna,” thought Kung.
Kung wished to accompany them, but his friend advised him to return to his own home.
Then the youth took Kung and his wife by the hand, and told them to close their eyes.
All Kung could notice was that the gale roared about his ears.
- Hans. born 1928, Swiss Roman Catholic theologian, who questioned the doctrine of infallibility: his licence to teach was withdrawn in 1979. His books include Global Responsibility (1991)
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