nước

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *ɗaak, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ɗaak, from Proto-Austro-Asiatic. Cognates within Mon-Khmer include Khmer ទឹក (tik); cognates outside MK include Santali ᱫᱟᱜ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /nɨ̞̠ɜʔk̚˧ˀ˦/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /nɨ̞̠ɜʔk̚˦˥/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /nɨ̞̠ɜʔk̚˦ˀ˥/

Noun[edit]

nước

  1. water, juice, liquid
  2. country, polity

Derived terms[edit]