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Meaning of "gingal" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GINGAL

gingal  [ˈdʒɪnɡɔːl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GINGAL

noun
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verb
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gingal is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GINGAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Jingal

A jingal /ˈdʒɪn.ɡɔːl/, or gingall, is a type of gun, usually a light piece mounted on a swivel; it sometimes takes the form of a heavy musket fired from a rest. Frequently a form of wall gun either by design or use. The weapon was used by the Chinese and Indians in the 19th century, such as by the Taiping armies. This weapon figures in Kipling's poem, The Grave of the Hundred Head.

Definition of gingal in the English dictionary

The definition of gingal in the dictionary is a type of musket mounted on a swivel.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GINGAL


begall
bɪˈɡɔːl
Bengal
bɛnˈɡɔːl
cupgall
ˈkʌpˌɡɔːl
Donegal
ˈdɒnɪˌɡɔːl
gall
ɡɔːl
Galle
ˈɡɔːl
Gaul
ɡɔːl
jingal
ˈdʒɪŋˌɡɔːl
nutgall
ˈnʌtˌɡɔːl
Senegal
ˌsɛnɪˈɡɔːl
spur-gall
ˈspɜːˌɡɔːl
windgall
ˈwɪndˌɡɔːl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GINGAL

ging
ginge
gingelli
gingelly
ginger
ginger ale
ginger beer
ginger cake
ginger group
ginger nut
ginger pop
ginger snap
ginger up
ginger wine
ginger-haired
gingerade
gingerbread
gingerbread man
gingerbread plum
gingerbread tree

WORDS THAT END LIKE GINGAL

antifungal
Bay of Bengal
diphthongal
East Bengal
fungal
galangal
laryngal
mangal
martingal
monophthongal
phalangal
pharyngal
springal
triphthongal
Warangal
West Bengal

Synonyms and antonyms of gingal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gingal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GINGAL

Find out the translation of gingal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gingal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gingal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

gingal
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gingal
570 millions of speakers

English

gingal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

gingal
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

gingal
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

gingal
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gingal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

gingal
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gingal
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gingal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gingal
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

gingal
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

gingal
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gingal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

gingal
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

gingal
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जिंजरल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gingal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gingal
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gingal
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

gingal
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gingal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

gingal
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gingal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Gingal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gingal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gingal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GINGAL»

The term «gingal» is used very little and occupies the 189.891 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GINGAL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «gingal» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «gingal» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gingal

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GINGAL»

Discover the use of gingal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gingal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Some Did it for Civilisation, Some Did it for Their Country: ...
On the question of the state of weapons technology and training of the era, and assertions as to the primitive nature of Chinese weapons, particularly the gingal, Schlieper's reaction is notable "with my sabre in my right and my revolver in my ...
Jane E. Elliott, 2002
2
Notes on China
Muzzle-loading gingal. 14. Breech-loading gingal. "A gingal is a weapon between 9 feet and 10 feet long. They are different lengths in different armies ; some of them are breech-loading, others muzzle-loading. Their weights vary from 40 ...
United States. Adjutant-General's Office. Military Information Division, 1900
3
Report on the Cheap Wines from France, Germany, Italy, ...
Thus the most eminent Dutch chemist, Mulder,* quotes from a writer named Gingal, who says “that genuine Port wines never contain more than 12% per cent . pure alcohol.” Mulder does not believe Gingal. “ How is it,” asks he, “ that all who  ...
Robert Druitt, 1873
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Publications
"A gingal is a weapon between 9 feet and 10 feet long. They are different lengths in different armies ; some of them are breech-loading, others muzzle-loading. Their weights vary from 40 pounds to 60 pounds. Three men are required to handle ...
United States. Adjutant-General's Office. Military Information Division, 1900
5
Report on the cheap wines from France, Italy, Austria, ...
Thus the most eminent Dutch chemist, Mulder,* quotes from a writer named Gingal, who says " that genuine Port wines never contain more than 12£ per cent. pure alcohol." Mulder does not believe Gingal. " How is it," asks he, " that all who  ...
Robert Druitt, 1873
6
Truth
land's Paid Up, Mr. Purefoy's Lally, Mr. Robinson's Gingal, Mr. J. A. de Rothschild's Beppo, Mr. Hall Walker's Black Arrow, and Duke of \Vestminster's Troutheck. The course (O.M.) would suit Lally very well, but he has a penalty of 12 lb. to carry.
‎1906
7
The Boxer Rebellion
One weapon which was exclusively Chinese was the gingal. By the end of the 19th century most were breech-loaders, though many men still loaded them through the muzzle! The gingal had a barrel which was about seven feet long and had ...
‎1979
8
A Collection of Legislative Acts of the Ceylon Government ...
We do therefore hereby declare, that it slinll not be lawful for any person to have in his or lier possession any gingal or other piece of ordnance, save and except the Dessaves of Provinces, in such numbers as shall be regulated by the Board of ...
Ceylon, 1853
9
The United Service Magazine
N. Bowden Smith, Lieutenant R.N., fracture of left arm by gingal ball; ball extracted, convalescent. A. R. Bitrniston, Master R.N., contusion of left leg by round shot ; going on favourably. A.P.Pow- lctt, midshipman, gingal ball through right thigh; ...
Arthur William Alsager Pollock, 1859
10
The United Service Magazine
by those interested in his early fate as C 53, had, but a day or two before, received a gingal quietus in his forehead in the midst of stockade glory with the gallant 47th Regiment. The " Royals," on their disembarkation, were lodged in one of the ...
‎1838

6 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GINGAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gingal is used in the context of the following news items.
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14 govt schools in Srinagar registered 100 percent results
... Govt Girls High School Rohama with 10 students, Govt High School Gingal with 14 students, Govt High School Ladu Ladoora with 3 students, ... «Kashmir Watch, May 15»
2
Restive valley: Col among four killed in Kashmir gun battle
An Indian soldier keeps watch from his position overlooking army barracks following an attack by militants on the camp in Gingal Uri, some 90 ... «The Express Tribune, Jan 15»
3
J&K election: Uri militants don't faze voters, with long lines at polling …
... Friday's attacks from his house, crossed a small wooden bridge which connects the Gingal village with Mohra area, to cast his vote. «Firstpost, Dec 14»
4
Region in pics
Soldiers in action during encounter in Gingal area of Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir. HT Photo. «Hindustan Times, Dec 14»
5
RLMH News - Our Only Soldier: The Life and Legacy of Field …
He was wounded during the attack by a gingal ball, which tore through his left thigh, severing a vein. Wolseley, shouting on his men, stemmed ... «RUSI Analysis, Sep 13»
6
Review of 'Kandy at War' by Channa Wickremesekera
The jewel in their armoury was possibly the kodituwakku, also called the gingal or grasshopper gun by the Europeans.(pp. 93 to 104). «Groundviews, May 12»

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