Dynasty vs Ming - What's the difference?

dynasty | ming |


As a noun dynasty

is a series of rulers or dynasts from one family.

dynasty

English

Noun

(dynasties)
  • A series of rulers or dynasts from one family.
  • Derived terms

    * dynastic * dynastically

    ming

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) mingen, mengen, from (etyl) . More at (l).

    Alternative forms

    * minge, meng

    Verb

  • To mix, blend, mingle.
  • (obsolete) To bring (people, animals etc.) together; to be joined, in marriage or sexual intercourse.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , I.ii:
  • the old man [...] him brought into a secret part, / Where that false couple were full closely ment / In wanton lust and lewd embracement [...].
  • (UK, dialectal) To produce through mixing; especially, to knead.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • Mixture.
  • Etymology 2

    Backformation from (minging).

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (British, slang) To be unattractive (person or object).
  • (British, slang) To be foul smelling.
  • Etymology 3

    From (etyl) mingen, mengen, mungen, . More at (l).

    Alternative forms

    * (l)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To speak of; mention; tell; relate.
  • To speak; tell; talk; discourse.
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