မိူင်း

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Shan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *mɯəŋᴬ (township). Cognate with Thai เมือง (mʉʉang), Lao ເມືອງ (mư̄ang), Northern Thai ᨾᩮᩬᩥᨦ, Khün ᨾᩮᩨ᩠ᨦ, ᦵᦙᦲᧂ (moeng), Tai Dam ꪹꪣꪉ, Tai Nüa ᥛᥫᥒᥰ (möeng), Ahom 𑜉𑜢𑜤𑜂𑜫 (mueng), Zhuang mwngh.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

မိူင်း (móeng)

  1. country
  2. city

Derived terms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

For the meaning "city," it is more common to use ဝဵင်း (wéng).