vượn

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /vɨ̞̠ɜn˧ˀ˨ʔ/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /vɨ̞̠ɜŋ˨ˀ˨ʔ/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /vʲɨ̞̠ɜŋ˨ˀ˧ʔ/

Noun[edit]

vượn

  1. gibbon
  2. ape

Usage notes[edit]

This word is sometimes used interchaneably with khỉ when referring to ape.

Derived terms[edit]