hàng

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See also: hang, Hang, háng, Háng, hāng, häng, hǎng, and hạng

Mandarin[edit]

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hàng (Zhuyin ㄏㄤˋ)

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Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from . Doublet of hạnh. Compare Thai ห้าง (hâang).

Noun[edit]

hàng

  1. goods; product; merchandise; freight; cargo
  2. shop; store
  3. line; row; queue
    xếp hàng
    to form a line
  4. (arithmetic) a place
    hàng đơn vị
    the ones place
    hàng chục
    the tens place
    hàng trăm
    the hundreds place
    hàng nghìn
    the thousands place
  5. (euphemistic, humorous) female breasts or nether region
    lộ hàng
    to have a nip slip or to show one's panties or genitalia accidentally

Etymology 2[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

hàng

  1. (before nouns, especially noun phrases with words of number) numerous
    hàng giờ
    many hours
    hàng chục / tá người
    tens / dozens of people
    hàng ngàn năm
    thousands of years
  2. Eggcorn of hằng (every (week, month, year, etc.)).

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Verb[edit]

hàng

  1. to surrender; to capitulate