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The Meaning of Tingo

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Published by Penguin Group USA, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24266047M
ISBN 109781429531139, 9781429531160

The Meaning of Tingo this intriguing book is arranged by theme so you can compare attitudes all over the world to such subjects as food, the human body and the battle of the sexes. Oh, and tingo means 'to take all the objects one desires from the house of a friend, one at a time, by asking to borrow them'. Foreign Language Study. The meaning of tingo and other extraordinary words from around the world. [Adam Jacot de Boinod] -- A garden of delights for the word obsessed, this book is a funny, amazing, and even profound world tour of the best of all those strange words that don't have a precise English equivalent, the ones. It’s Tingo Tuesday! The first Tuesday of each month, I share a word from The Meaning of Tingo & Other Extraordinary Words From Around the World by Adam Jacot de Boinod. The best comment wins a month of love in my sidebar! Cool, right? So if you’re a blogger, folks can click over and check you out for 30 days!


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-- Stephen Fry I liked the inventiveness of the Spanish curse "may all your turkey's feathers turn into razor blades. -- Steven Poole, The GuardianCited by: 7. Meaning Of Tingo nd Edition by Adam Jacot De Boinod (Author) out of 5 stars 47 ratings.

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The book is a collection of funny, unique and weird words and phrases from a lot of different languages/5. Organized by themes such as food, the human body, and sex and love, this irresistible book combs through more than languages in search of those gorgeous oddities that have no direct English counterpart—words so strange and apt that if they didn’t exist, they would have to be invented.

Highlights from The Meaning of Tingo/5(2). Adam Jacot de Boinod is the author of “The Meaning of Tingo and Other Extraordinary Words from Around the World,” published by Penguin Press. To find more exotic words and what they mean, go Author: VOA Learning English.

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Adam Jacot de Boinod is the author of The Meaning of Tingo and Toujours Tingo. His interest in foreign languages was first piqued when doing research for the TV program QI, hosted by Stephen Fry, and subsequently developed into a full-blown obsession. Read "The Meaning of Tingo and Other Extraordinary Words from Around the World" by Adam Jacot de Boinod available from Rakuten Kobo.

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This word was featured in The Meaning of Tingo, a book of fascinating words from the world's languages that unfortunately misconstrues, misspells, or misunderstands more words than it gets right. Unless a "good" mention or use can be found, not derivative from that work, I would be glad to see the entry deleted.

Fun Facts about the name Tingo. How unique is the name Tingo. Out of 6, records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Tingo was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.

Weird things about the name Tingo: Your name in reverse order is Ognit. Adam Jacot di Boinod (born ) is a British author, notable for his works about unusual words, such as his last y known as Jacot, he has written three books, the first two (The Meaning of Tingo and Toujours Tingo) looking at words which have no equivalent in the English language, and his latest book (The Wonder of Whiffling) which reveals unusual words in English.

ELLIOTT: Adam Jacot de Boinot is the author of The Meaning of Tingo and Other Extraordinary World from Around the World. Thanks for joining us. DE BOINOT: Thank you. Welcome to Tingo. Imagine you could book a hotel room whenever you wanted and never have to worry about getting the best price—because the booking site automatically refunds your credit card.

All they need is this book. This bumper volume gathers all three of Adam Jacot de Boinod's acclaimed books about language - The Wonder of Whiffling, The Meaning of Tingo and Toujours Tingo (their fans include everyone from Stephen Fry to Michael Palin) - into one highly entertaining, keenly priced compendium.

The Meaning of Tingo by Adam Jacot de Boinod is published by Penguin. Add your comments on this story, using the form below. My favourite Norwegian word is dugnad, its a party where the object is to help the person throwing the party with something, i.e.

moving into a house, painting, building a cabin etc. usually the host provides food and drink. A brief excerpt from "The Meaning of Tingo and Other Extraordinary Words From Around the World", by Adam Jacot de Boinod.

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The Meaning of Tingo is a list of words from languages all over the world which have very specific, not to say very unusual, meanings. The book The Meaning of Tingo is a kind of dictionary,but perhaps a dictionary you will not find useful in the same way that your usual dictionary is.

The Meaning of Tingo is a list of words from languages all over the world that have very specific,not to say very unusual,meanings.

This text is a review (okay, more like a rant) about The meaning of Tingo, written by Adam Jacot de book is a collection of funny, unique and weird words and phrases from a lot of different languages.

I am not sure how many opportunities in a given day you will have to use the Gaelic phrase for head butting, which is “purr,” but should you need to know the foreign correspondents for various words, phrases and sayings, The Meaning of Tingo is the book you can’t leave home without.

This entertaining book offers up hundreds of dictionary-style words in various languages that will. I read an unusual book: The Meaning of Tingo and other extraordinary words from around the world by Adam Jacot de is a collection of unique words from languages all over the world.

For example, “Tingo” in Pascuense language on Easter island means to take all of the things from the house of a friend by borrowing them one by one.

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The book The Meaning of Tingo is a list of words from languages all over the world which have very specific, not to say very unusual, meanings. Words which cannot be translated.

Learn vocabulary related to language after listening to the audio and following the transcript. There is a comprehension task for you to practice, too.

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Free shipping for many products!/5(2). A delightful book for people interested in language and trivia. I found myself copying down words and phrases to incorporate into my vocabulary, including the Persian sanud, "the exercise of the mind upon an unprofitable subject"; the Japanese phrase suna o kamu yo na, "like chewing sand"; and the Indonesian desus, "a quiet and smooth sound as someone farting but not very /5(9).

The Meaning of Tingo and Other Extraordinary Words from Around the World by Adam Jacot De Boinod. ebook. (Chinese for "die without regret"), at least you'll know what tingo means, and that's a start. "A book no well-stocked bookshelf, cistern top or handbag should be without.

At last we know those Eskimo words for snow and how the Dutch. An all girls alt-rock band from Nashville, TN. The band Tingo was created in early when four high schoolers decided to put their musical skills together to create a band.

All songs on their EP 'Out of the Playroom' and their soon to be released album are original songs. The lead singer and rhythm guitarist is Gracie McGraw, the bassist is Gracie Johnson, the lead guitarist is Susie. Title / Author Type Language Date / Edition Publication; 1.

The meaning of tingo: and other extraordinary words from around the world: 1. ‘I love The Meaning of Tingo’ Benjamin Zephaniah ‘A pleasure to dip into’ Sunday Telegraph ‘An addictive book of quirky words and phrases from around the world’ Time Out ‘The must-have British stocking filler this book is a gem’ Economist.

Acoording to vedic astrology, Rashi for the name Tingo is Simha or Sinh and Moon sign associated with the name Tingo is Leo. The name Tingo has Fire is the Ruling Planet for the name name Tingo having moon sign as Leo is represented by The Lion and considered as Fixed.

Normally, people with the name Tingo keep their. ^ Tingo inComisión para la Estructuración de la Lengua Rapanui, Diccionario etimológico rapanui-español, Puntángeles Universidad de Playa Ancha Editorial, →ISBN, page This entry has fewer than three known examples of actual usage, the minimum considered necessary for clear attestation, and may not be reliable.

Tingo, we are told, is a word from the Pascuense language of Easter Island meaning "to borrow objects from a friend's house, one by one, until there's nothing left." That definition appears to be borrowed wholesale from de Boinod's predecessor, Howard Rheingold.

But Tingo doesn’t mean Bingo. Not by a long shot. It means to take all the objects one desires from the house of a friend, one at a time, by borrowing them.

Am I losing my mind? Not really. I’ve just discovered a book called “The Meaning of TINGO and Other Extraordinary Words From around the World” by Adam Jacot de Boinot. It’s hilarious. Recently two new word books showed up the same day in the new books at the library, both small-format hardbacks: Word Fugitives: In Pursuit of Wanted Words by Barbara Wallraff (HarperCollins ), $; and The Meaning of Tingo and Other Extraordinary Words from Around the Worm by Adam Jacot de Boinod (Penguin ), $go by the book/do sth by the book definition: 1.

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