âm

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Ngizim[edit]

Noun[edit]

âm

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Etymological Dictionary of Egyptian, volume 3: m- (2007, ISBN 9789004164123), page 201:
    [] we should carefully distinguish the following Ch. roots from AA *m-ˀ "water" [GT]:
    (1) Ch. *h-m "water" [GT]: [] Ngz. am []
  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, ISBN 9042908262), page 38
  • Václav Blažek, A Lexicostatitical comparison of Omotic languages, in In Hot Pursuit of Language in Prehistory: Essays in the four fields of anthropology, page 122

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from (“sound”)

Noun[edit]

âm

  1. sound
  2. (linguistics, phonetics, colloquial) phone, short for âm tố or ngữ âm
  3. (linguistics, phonology, colloquial) phoneme, short for âm tố or âm vị
  4. (linguistics, colloquial) syllable, short for âm tiết
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Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from (“yin”)

Noun[edit]

âm

  1. yin

Adjective[edit]

âm

  1. related to yin
  2. related to the feminine, of feminine characteristics
  3. related to or associated with the underworld, hell
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