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- possibly a variant of nikking, nyckyng (“hint, slight indication; mention, whisper”), possibly from nikken (“to mark (a text) for correction (?)”) + -ing, -inge (suffix forming gerunds from verbs); or
- from inklen (“to mention (in a low voice); to tell (the truth)”) [and other forms] + -ing, -inge; inklen may be derived from inca, inke (“dread, fear; doubt; danger, risk (?)”), from 古期英語 inca (“doubt, uncertainty; suspicion; fear; cause for complaint, grievance, grudge, ill-will, offence; quarrel; occasion, opportunity”), from Proto-Germanic *inkô (“ache; grief; regret”), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eng-, *yenǵ- (“illness”). The English word would then be analysable as inkle + -ing.
- Usually preceded by forms of to give: a slight hint, implication, or suggestion given.
- 1856, W. S. Balch, “Guiuk-Soui”, in C[aroline] M[ehitable Fisher] Sawyer, editor, The Rose of Sharon: A Religious Souvenir, Boston, Mass.: Abel Tompkins, and Sanborn, Carter & Bazin, OCLC 3754530, page 192:
- 1961, Bertram D[avid] Wolfe, “Introduction”, in Rosa Luxemburg, The Russian Revolution; and Leninism or Marxism? (Ann Arbor Paperbacks for the Study of Communism かつ Marxism; AA57), Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press, published 2005 (22nd printing), →ISBN, page 3:
- 2015, Michael E[dward] O’Hanlon, “Conflicts Real, Latent, and Imaginable”, in The Future of Land Warfare, Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, →ISBN, page 59:
- Delhi's reaction was remarkably restrained in the immediate aftermath of the Mumbai attacks. But as a result of the tragedy, the Indian military gave inklings of formulating a "Cold Start" doctrine, along with associated changes to military organization and weaponry and posture, that would allow it to carry out a quick, punitive response, on up to eight axes, to any similar future Pakistani transgression.
- Often preceded by forms of to get or to have: an imprecise idea or slight knowledge of something; a suspicion.
- 1678, John Bunyan, “The Author’s Apology for His Book”, in The Pilgrim’s Progress from This World, to That which is to Come: […], London: Printed for Nath[aniel] Ponder […], OCLC 228725984; reprinted in The Pilgrim’s Progress (The Noel Douglas Replicas), London: Noel Douglas, […], 1928, OCLC 5190338:
- 1678, John Bunyan, The Pilgrim’s Progress from This World, to That which is to Come: […], London: Printed for Nath[aniel] Ponder […], OCLC 228725984; reprinted in The Pilgrim’s Progress as Originally Published by John Bunyan: Being a Fac-simile Reproduction of the First Edition, London: Elliot Stock […], 1875, OCLC 222146756, page 17:
- 1911 October, John Galsworthy, “Quality”, in The Inn of Tranquillity: Studies and Essays, London: William Heinemann, published 1912, OCLC 247335479, page 15:
- 1927, M[ohandas] K[aramchand] Gandhi, “निर्बल के बल राम [Nirbala ke bala Rama]”, in Mahadev Desai, transl., The Story of My Experiments with Truth: Translated from the Original in Gujarati, volume I, Ahmedabad, Gujarat: Navajivan Press, OCLC 875661731, part I, page 171:
- 1976, Richard Dawkins, “Why are People?”, in The Selfish Gene, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, →ISBN; 2nd edition, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, 1989 (1999 printing), →ISBN, page 1:
- Living organisms had existed on earth, without ever knowing why, for over three thousand million years before the truth finally dawned on one of them. His name was Charles Darwin. To be fair, others had had inklings of the truth, but it was Darwin who first put together a coherent and tenable account of why we exist.
- (Britain, dialectal) A desire, an inclination.
- 1870 September 17, “The ‘United Brethren in Christ’”, in W[illia]m J. Allinson, editor, Friends’ Review. A Religious, Literary, and Miscellaneous Journal, volume XXIV, number 4, Philadelphia, Pa.: Published at 109 North Tenth Street; Merrihew & Son, printers, […], OCLC 145144972, page 61:
- I requested brother Weder to come up into the stand and commence the preaching. But, inasmuch as he had his own notion about such things, having an inkling towards Quakerism within him,—that is, not to speak until he felt moved to do so, and this inspiration was wanting,—he refused to preach, and remained on his seat in the congregation.
- 1996, Michael Cavanaugh, Biotheology: A New Synthesis of Science and Religion, Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, →ISBN, page 105:
- A strong culture maintains the stability of its concepts or doctrines in various ways. One way is to convince its members that their inklings towards change are pathological. But actually the range of health is very broad, and the flexibility of the human mind is great. It is not pathological for belief-systems to change, even continuously, provided we keep them stable enough to allow adequate functioning.
- 2000, Jacqueline S. Ismael; Shereen T. Ismael, “Gender and State in Iraq”, in Suad Joseph, editor, Gender and Citizenship in the Middle East (Contemporary Issues in the Middle East), Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, →ISBN, page 195:
- ^ “ningkiling, ger.” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.
- ^ “nikking, ger.” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.
- ^ “nikken, v.(2)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.
- ^ “-ing(e, suf.(1)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.
- ^ “inklen, v.” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.
- ^ “inca, n.” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.
- Compare “inkling, n.”, in OED Online , Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1900; “inkling, n.” in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press.
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昔、わたしはばくぜんとある機械の着想を——」 - H. G. Wells『タイムマシン』
彼が何をするつもりなのかうすうす感づいていた[少しも知らなかった]. - 研究社 新英和中辞典
大統領は腹心の部下たちがひそかに彼の追い落としを策謀していることに全く感づいていなかった. - 研究社 新和英中辞典
彼が身辺の整理を急いでいたのは自分の死期が近づいていたことをそれとなく感じていたからだろう. - 研究社 新和英中辞典
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