ເງິນ

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese (MC ŋˠiɪn), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *ŋul ~ (d-)ŋur. Cognate with Thai เงิน (ngən), ᦇᦹᧃ (nguen), Shan ငိုၼ်း (nguen4), Ahom 𑜂𑜢𑜤𑜃𑜫 (nguen), Zhuang ngaenz.

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Noun[edit]

ເງິນ (ngœn)

  1. silver
  2. money

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