đồng

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Tai; compare Thai ทุ่ง (tûng).

Noun[edit]

(classifier cánh) đồng ()

  1. field
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Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate with Mon ဒံၚ် (tòŋ, to dance while under daemonic possession; to proceed by leaps), ဒေါၚ် (tòŋ, shaman called in to organise kəlok dances), dialectal Chinese (shaman; spirit healer; medium).

Noun[edit]

đồng

  1. (only in compounds) medium; sorcerer
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Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Noun[edit]

đồng

  1. dong, the unit of currency in Vietnam; Vietnamese dollar. Symbol: .
    1. (US) The United States dollar.
    2. The symbol itself.
  2. (colloquial, chiefly Southern Vietnam) a thousand dongs
    hai đồngtwo thousand dongs
  3. copper
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Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Adjective[edit]

đồng

  1. (only in compounds) same