Tang


Tang

Tang or TANG may refer to:

Chinese name

* Tang Dynasty (唐朝) of China which reigned from 618 – 907 AD.
* Tang of Shang (湯), the Shang dynasty ruler, who lived around 1660 BCE
* The term ("Tángrén" 唐人) that many southern Chinese use to refer to the Han Chinese ethnic group.
* A transliteration of Chinese family names such as:
**唐 (Pinyin: "táng"), as in the Tang Dynasty, (but the clan name is more ancient)
**湯 (Pinyin: "tāng"), as in the Tang of Shang.
**鄧 or 邓 (Pinyin: "dèng"), as in Deng Xiao Ping (see Tang Clan)
**滕 (Pinyin: "téng")
* Tang Clan of Hong Kong, the first inhabitants to leave China and settle in Hong Kong.
* Tang flour, a wheat flour used in Chinese cooking. Also called wheat starch
* Tang Xavier, a modern Chinese Professional Sumo Wrestler.
* Tang Yan, (of the 唐 clan), a famous Chinese actress and entertainer
* Tang Wei, a Chinese actress.

Fish and related US warships

* Tang (fish)
* US submarines called for the fish, including
** USS Tang (SS-306), a United States Navy Balao class submarine that served briefly in World War II before being sunk by one of its own torpedoes
** A Tang class submarine of the United States Navy
** USS Tang (SS-563) the lead ship of that class

Places

* Tang, County Westmeath, a village in Ireland
* Tang, North Yorkshire, a settlement in England
* Tang, Afghanistan
* Tang County, in Hebei, China

Acronyms

* Texas Air National Guard
* Tennessee Air National Guard
* Transcendental argument for the non-existence of God

Other

* Tang (drink), a brand name of instant fruit flavored drinks from the 1950s to the present
* Tang (weaponry), a projecting element connecting a knife or sword blade to the handle
* Tang (dish), soup or stew in Korean cuisine


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  • Tang Da Wu — (唐大雾) Born 1943 (age 67–68) Singapore Nationality Singaporean Field Drawing, painting, sculpture …   Wikipedia

  • Táng — Tang bezeichnet größere Algenarten, siehe Seetang eine chinesische Kaiserdynastie von 618 bis 907, siehe Tang Dynastie den Kreis Tang (唐县 Táng Xiàn) der bezirksfreien Stadt Baoding in der chinesischen Provinz Hebei, siehe Tang (Baoding) Petuh… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tang — bezeichnet größere Algenarten, siehe Seetang eine chinesische Kaiserdynastie von 618 bis 907, siehe Tang Dynastie den Kreis Tang (唐县 Táng Xiàn) der bezirksfreien Stadt Baoding in der chinesischen Provinz Hebei, siehe Tang (Baoding) die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tang — [taŋ], der; [e]s, e: große, in der Nähe der Küste ins Meer wachsende, meist auf Felsen festsitzende Alge: Tange und sonstige Algen. Zus.: Seetang. * * * tang 〈Abk. für〉 Tangens * * * tang = Tangens. * * * I Tang   [dänisch, norwegisch], Seetang …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Tang — puede referirse a varios términos: Tang: La dinastía Tang (唐朝, pinyin: táng cháo) (618 907) fue la sucesora de la dinastía Sui y predecesora del período de las Cinco Dinastías y los Diez Reinos en China. La dinastía fue interrumpida por la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Tang — Tang, n. [Probably fr. OD. tanger sharp, tart, literally, pinching; akin to E. tongs. [root]59. See {Tong}.] 1. A strong or offensive taste; especially, a taste of something extraneous to the thing itself; as, wine or cider has a tang of the cask …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tang — [tæŋ] n [singular] [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: tang sharp point (14 20 centuries), from a Scandinavian language] a taste or smell that is pleasantly strong or sharp ▪ The beer had a sharp, bitter tang. tang of ▪ the salty tang of the sea ▪ the tang …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Tang Di — (T ang Ti, style name Tzu hua; late sobriquet Tun chai); ca. 1287 1355 cite web|url=http://www.npm.gov.tw/en/collection/selections 02.htm?docno=100 catno=15 pageno=3|title=Tang Di work at National Palace Museum, Taipei|accessdate=2008 07 06] was… …   Wikipedia

  • Tang — Sm erw. fach. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus den nordischen Sprachen (ndn. tang, nschw. tång), in denen es mit ostnordischem Übergang von þ zu t aus anord. þang n. entstanden ist. Dieses vermutlich zu der gleichen Grundlage g. * þenh wie… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • tang|y — «TANG ee», adjective, tang|i|er, tang|i|est. 1. having a tang; piquant: »Scandal is always a tangy bit of news. 2. having a disagreeable tas …   Useful english dictionary


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