đông

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“winter”)

Noun[edit]

đông

  1. winter
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See also[edit]

Seasons in Vietnamese · bốn mùa (four seasons) (layout · text)
xuân (spring) , hạ (summer) thu (fall; autumn) đông (winter)

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“east”)

Noun[edit]

đông

  1. east
  2. Orient
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Etymology 3[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“freeze”; SV: đống)

Verb[edit]

đông

  1. congeal, coagulate, freeze
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Etymology 4[edit]

Adjective[edit]

đông

  1. crowded, populous, densely populated
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