- IFA: /ˈswɪŋ/
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- (US, ankaŭ)
- ŝanĝo; svingo; svingiĝo; balanco; balancilo; oscilo; pendolo; pendolilo
- With Alexander III there was a swing to reaction and repression
swing (3a persono ununombro simpla as-tempo swings, as-tempa participo swinging, simpla is-tempo swang aŭ swung, pasinta participo [[swung aŭ (arĥaike) swungen#angla|swung aŭ (arĥaike) swungen]])
-  svingi; svingiĝi; balanci; oscili; pendoli; luli; rondvojaĝi
- (intransitive) To move backward and forward, especially rotating about or hanging from a fixed point.
- The plant swung in the breeze.
- 1912, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan of the Apes, Chapter 12
- With one accord the tribe swung rapidly toward the frightened cries, and there found Terkoz holding an old female by the hair and beating her unmercifully with his great hands.
- (intransitive) To dance.
- (intransitive) To ride on a swing.
- The children laughed as they swung.
- (intransitive) To participate in the swinging lifestyle; to participate in wife-swapping.
- (intransitive) To hang from the gallows.
- (intransitive, cricket, of a ball) to move sideways in its trajectory.
- (intransitive) To fluctuate or change.
- It wasn't long before the crowd's mood swung towards restless irritability.
- (transitive) To move (an object) backward and forward; to wave.
- He swung his sword as hard as he could.
- (transitive) To change (a numerical result); especially to change the outcome of an election.
- (transitive) To make (something) work; especially to afford (something) financially.
- If it’s not too expensive, I think we can swing it.
- (transitive, music) To play notes that are in pairs by making the first of the pair slightly longer than written (augmentation) and the second, resulting in a bouncy, uneven rhythm.
- (transitive, cricket) (of a bowler) to make the ball move sideways in its trajectory.
- (transitive and intransitive, boxing) To move one's arm in a punching motion.
- (transitive) In dancing, to turn around in a small circle with one's partner, holding hands or arms.
- "to swing one's partner", or simply "to swing"
- (engineering) To admit or turn something for the purpose of shaping it; said of a lathe.
- The lathe can swing a pulley of 12 inches diameter.
- (nautical) To turn round by action of wind or tide when at anchor.
- A ship swings with the tide.
moviĝi tien kaj reen
- Afrikaans: swaai → af
- Arabic: تأرجح → ar
- Catalan: balancejar (ca)
- Mandarin: 擺動 → cmn, 摆动 (cmn), 搖擺 → cmn, 摇摆 (cmn), 擺蕩 → cmn, 摆荡 → cmn, 擺 (cmn), 摆 (cmn)
- Czech: houpat se → cs
- Esperanto: balanci → eo
- Finnish: heilua → fi, keinua → fi
- French: osciller (fr), se balancer (fr), balancer (fr)
- German: schwingen (de), schaukeln (de), schwanken (de)
balancopendi, svingopendeti, svingopendi
cricket: of a ball, to move sideways in its trajectory
to move an object backward and forward
to change a numerical result
music: to produce a bouncy, uneven rhythm
cricket: to make the ball move sideways in its trajectory
boxing: to move one's arm in a punching motion
dancing: to turn around in a small circle with one's partner
- ↑ Marjorie Boulton. Zamenhof, Creator of Esperanto, Londono, 1960, p.