giòi

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See also: gioi, gioì, giỏi, giới, and giọi

Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *k-rɔːj; cognates include Proto-Pong *cɔːj¹, Pong cɔːj, Muong kʰɔːj². Likely related to ruồi (fly).

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Noun[edit]

(classifier con) giòi (, 𧋆, 𧔾)

  1. a maggot (dipterous insect's larva that eats decomposing organic matter)