Ding ding

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In English, ding ding is an onomatopoeia word referring to the sound of a ringing bell. The earliest surviving reference to the word appears in the Annals of the Four Masters under the year 1015 A.D. as follows-

"Macliag, i.e. Muircheartach, son of Cuceartach, chief poet of Ireland at that time, died. His last quatrain was this: O Bell, which art at the head of my pillow, to visit thee no friends come; Though thou makest thy ‘ding dang,’ it is by thee the salt is measured'."[1]

Ding ding may refer to:




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