Mường

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See also: Muong, muông, and muỗng

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from a Tai language. Compare mường (mountain village), Muong mường (Mường; village; mountain village), Lao ເມືອງ (mư̄ang), ᦵᦙᦲᧂ (mə᷆ng), ᨾᩮᩥ᩠ᨦ, Shan မိူင်း (móeng), Tai Dam ꪹꪣꪉ (mứang), Thai เมือง (mʉʉang), Zhuang mwngh.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mường (𡙧)

  1. the Muong people, a minority ethnic group in mountainous regions of Vietnam
  2. (linguistics) the name of the various dialects, which is closely related to the Vietnamese language, spoken by the Muong people

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Muong
  • Japanese: ムオン

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