ເມືອງ

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *mɯəŋᴬ (township). Cognate with Thai เมือง (mʉʉang), Northern Thai ᨾᩮᩥᩬᨦ, ᦵᦙᦲᧂ (moeng), Tai Dam ꪹꪣꪉ, Shan မိူင်း (móeng), Tai Nüa ᥛᥫᥒᥰ (moeng2), Ahom 𑜉𑜢𑜤𑜂𑜫 (mueng), Zhuang mwngh

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ເມືອງ (mư̄ang)

  1. city, town
  2. country

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