ba ba

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *t₁paʔ (turtle); cognate with Proto-Bahnaric *tpaː (turtle) (whence Bahnar tơpa), Proto-Katuic *tpaa (soft-shelled turtle), and Mang maː¹ paː². Compare Proto-Austronesian *qaCipa (soft-shelled turtle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier con) ba ba

  1. (zoology) soft-shell turtle