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Leng (plateau)

Leng is a fictional cold arid plateau in the Cthulhu Mythos, whose location seems to vary entirely from story to story. The Plateau of Tsang, referenced by H. P. Lovecraft and other authors, is probably a region of Leng.

Lovecraft's fictional character Abdul Alhazred describes it as a place where different realities converge, which might explain why its precise location cannot be pinned down.

Leng (surname)

Leng is the Mandarin pinyin and Wade–Giles romanization of the Chinese surname written in Chinese character. It is listed 377th in the Song dynasty classic text Hundred Family Surnames. As of 2008, it is the 246th most common surname in China, shared by 300,000 people.


Leng may refer to:

  • Leng (surname) , a Chinese surname
  • Leng (plateau), a fictional plateau

Usage examples of "leng".

Leng took an interest in it, although it was certainly the poorest curatorial appointment among the cabinets of curiosities.

A man and a woman, both Highlands Girdlers from the look of them, the woman in Dindry Leng had said.

Carter recalled that it lies in the valley below Leng, and recalled likewise that he had seen in Dylath-Leen a sinister, slant-eyed old merchant reputed to trade on Leng, therefore he advised the ghouls to seek out Dylath-Leen, crossing the fields to Nir and the Skai and following the river to its mouth.

Enoch Leng, wishes access to the collections of anthropology and mammalogy to conduct research on taxonomy and classification, and to prepare comparative essays in physical anthropology, human osteology, and phrenology.

Oi ded hear as et was them as got that poor Poachy Leng to deg up that poor Mester Ward.

Kadath either through the desert of carven mountains north of Inquanok, or through the more northerly reaches of repulsive Leng itself.

Then came a wide gap in the range, where the hideous reaches of transmontane Leng were joined to the cold waste on this side by a low pass trough which the stars shone wanly.

Leng had changed the lock on the door leading into his room, but I retained a skeleton key which turned the wards and unshot the bolt.

Leng, wherever in space or time it might brood, was not a region I would care to be in or near, nor did I relish the proximity of a world that had ever bred such ambiguous and Archaean monstrosities as those Lake had just mentioned.

Leng helped him get some silver bridgework and a special pair of eyeglasses with an unusually thick lens.

From the rear of one great temple stretched a low black passage which Carter followed far into the rock with a torch till he came to a lightless domed hall of vast proportions, whose vaultings were covered with demoniac carvings and in whose centre yawned a foul and bottomless well like that in the hideous monastery of Leng where broods alone the High-Priest Not To Be Described.

Leng took an interest in it, although it was certainly the poorest curatorial appointment among the cabinets of curiosities.

Enoch Leng and the bodies found at his jobsite on Catherine Street and I need to speak with him immediately.

Leng is upon them, their tools are those described in the Kitab al Azif.

Leng and the cold waste north of Inquanok must be close to the Other Gods, and there the passes to Kadath are well guarded.