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banalong

/béyngalohng/ [cf. W Car. bangarang noise, disturbance DJE; cf. Wolof baŋka, Hausa baŋke to collide (Turner 1949:60) perhaps converging with Eng. echoic forms bang, ting-a-ling] intj. the noise of something falling down or colliding with another object. (Gen.)

Tags: interjection

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Last update: 2010-08-27 04:58
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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