bông

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *poːŋ (flower). Cognate with Muong pông.

Noun[edit]

bông (, )

  1. (Central Vietnam, Southern Vietnam) bloom; flower
Synonyms[edit]

Classifier[edit]

bông (, )

  1. Indicates flowers.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bông (𥟌, 𣒾, 𣜳)

  1. cotton
    gấu bông
    a cotton-stuffed bear

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from French bon.

Noun[edit]

bông

  1. (dated) coupon; voucher; bond; proof