• From Middle English gangen, from Old English gangan ("to go, walk, turn out"), from Proto-Germanic *ganganą ("to go, walk"), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰengʰ- ("to step, walk"). Cognate with Scots gang ("to go on foot, walk"), Swedish gånga ("to walk, go"), Faroese ganga ("to walk"), Icelandic ganga ("to walk, go"), . Ultimately: related to etym. 2, see below.
  • From Middle English gang, from Old English gang ("a journey; way; passage"), from Proto-Germanic *gangaz, from Proto-Indo-European, from *ǵʰengʰ-. Cognate with Saterland Frisian Gong, Dutch gang, German Gang, Norwegian gang, Swedish gång, Icelandic gangur, .
  • See gan.
  • Shortening of gangbang.

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