- nanogram; nanograms.
- no good.
- National Guard.
- New Guinea.
- no good.
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Examples from the Web for ng
Lien and Ng were celebrating a much happier marker, their first wedding anniversary.How New York City’s ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Terrorized a Young Family
October 2, 2013
If Willie Mak was going to get the death penalty, Ng surely would, too.Robert Bales, Accused in Afghan Deaths, Hires Flashy Lawyer John Henry Browne
March 19, 2012
The 737 got a new lease of life with what are called the NG models—New Generation.What to Know About Airline Safety Records
August 24, 2009
Prolonging the ng sound as indicated will insure the proper focus.Resonance in Singing and Speaking
Note the spellings --, -- (for -nk-, -ng-) where true Greek would use --, --.
These are m, n, ng, and of these all persons who are disposed to this production to the point of excess must especially beware.Voice Production in Singing and Speaking
Words are often written with nasalized finals: n for t sometimes, ng for k almost always, irn (only) for iq.The Central Eskimo
There is a peculiar nasal combination in ng, and a peculiar terminal sound of g, which may be represented by gk.
- (in the US) National Guard
- New Guinea
- Also: ng no good
Word Origin and History for ng
abbreviation of no good, attested from 1838; variant n.b.g. for no bloody good is first recorded 1903.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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