khiên

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Tai (compare Thai เขน (kěen, round shield)) or Eastern Cham khil/ꨇꨪꩊ (shield), both from Khmer ខែល (khael, shield).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier cái, tấm) khiên

  1. shield