ôm

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *ʔoːm ‎(armful)

Noun[edit]

(classifier cái) ôm ‎(, )

  1. (dated) an armful
  2. a hug

Verb[edit]

ôm ‎(, )

  1. to embrace; to hug
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately from German Ohm, but possibly via French ohm, as many other words of German origin (độ Rích-te ‎(Richter), Phri-đrích Ăng-gen ‎(“Friedrich Engels”), An-be Anh-xtanh ‎(“Albert Einstein”), etc.) are also pronounced as if they were French.

Noun[edit]

ôm

  1. (physics) ohm