Associations to the word «Ching»
CHING, noun. A pair of small bowl-shaped finger cymbals made of thick and heavy bronze, used in the music of Thailand and Cambodia.
CHING, interjection. Used to represent the sound of metal or glass clinking.
CHING, noun. (countable) A ringing sound, as of metal or glass being struck.
CHING, noun. (uncountable) (slang) Money (from the sound of a cash register ringing up an amount).
CHING, verb. To chink or clink; to make a ringing sound, as of metal or glass being struck.
CHING, noun. (Scotland) (slang) Cocaine.
CHING CHONG, interjection. (offensive) (ethnic slur) Mimicking Chinese speech.
CHING MING, proper noun. Alternative form of Qingming
CHING MING FESTIVAL, proper noun. Alternative form of Qingming Festival
Words to me were magic. You could say a word and it could conjure up all kinds of images or feelings or a chilly sensation or whatever. It was amazing to me that words had this power.