sang

[ sang ]
/ sæŋ /

verb

simple past tense of sing.

Definition for sang (2 of 2)

Origin of sing

before 900; Middle English singen, Old English singan; cognate with Dutch zingen, German singen, Old Norse syngva, Gothic siggwan

Related forms

Can be confused

sign singsingeing singing
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British Dictionary definitions for sang (1 of 3)

sang

1
/ (sæŋ) /

verb

the past tense of sing

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See ring 2

British Dictionary definitions for sang (2 of 3)

sang

2
/ (sæŋ) /

noun

a Scot word for song

British Dictionary definitions for sang (3 of 3)

sing

/ (sɪŋ) /

verb sings, singing, sang or sung

noun

informal an act or performance of singing
a ringing or whizzing sound, as of bullets

Derived Forms

singable, adjectivesinging, adjective, noun

Word Origin for sing

Old English singan; related to Old Norse syngja to sing, Gothic siggwan, Old High German singan

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See ring 2
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