hương

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (fragrance). Compare Japanese (, incense).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hương

  1. (literary) fragrance
    hương đồng gió nộithe fragrance and wind on rice paddies

Noun[edit]

(classifier nén) hương

  1. (Northern Vietnam) incense
    Synonym: nhang
    thắp hươngto burn incense on an altar or at a grave
    hương muỗia mosquito coil

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