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Pokorny Etymon: gang- 'to mock, scorn'
|Old English:||cincung||n.fem||kink, loud/cackling laughter||IEW/ASD|
|English:||kink||n||fit/paroxysm of laughing/coughing||IEW/W2I|
|kink||vb||to gasp while laughing/coughing||W2I|
Key to Part-of-Speech/Grammatical feature abbreviations:
Key to information Source codes (always with 'LRC' as editor):
|ASD||=||Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller: An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary (1898)|
|IEW||=||Julius Pokorny: Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (1959)|
|LRC||=||Linguistics Research Center, University of Texas, Austin|
|W2I||=||Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language, 2nd ed. (1959)|