giống

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See also: gióng and giọng

Vietnamese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *k-coːŋʔ, related to Chinese (MC t͡ɕɨoŋX, t͡ɕɨoŋH) (SV: chủng).

Noun[edit]

giống (𥞖, 𥠭, 𧀑)

  1. kind, race, breed
  2. (grammar, linguistics) gender

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

giống (𠏳)

  1. to be alike, to be similar

Adjective[edit]

giống (𠏳) (reduplicated forms giông giống, giống giống)

  1. be alike, be similar