giun

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *p-luːn or *p-ruːn

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Noun[edit]

(classifier con) giun ‎(𧉙, 𧑒)

  1. a worm (animal)
    ngủ với giun
    to die; literally "to sleep with worms" (to be buried under the ground and eaten away by bugs)
    • 2011: Trịnh Huy Ninh, Viking hung bạo, p.49; translated from Horrible Histories: The Vicious Vikings by Terry Deary and Martin Brown
      Nhát gan chỉ núp mà run
      Rồi thì cũng ngủ với giun thôi mà
      If you just go hide in fear in every battle
      You will die eventually

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