lòng

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Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

lòng (Zhuyin ㄌㄨㄥˋ)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *(k)luəŋ (middle; insides)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lòng (𢚸, 𢙱, 𪫵)

  1. intestines (food)
    lòng lợn
    pig intestines
  2. (only in compounds) the central region of a hand or foot
    lòng bàn tay
    a palm
    lòng bàn chân
    a sole
  3. heart (emotions or kindness)
    Lòng người khó đoán.
    The human's heart is unpredictable.
    Cái gì nó cũng giữ trong lòng.
    He keeps it all in.
    Quý khách vui lòng bỏ giày trước khi vào.
    Please take off your shoes before coming in.
    Tôi rất sẵn lòng giúp anh.
    I'd be glad to help you.
    Mẹ nó không đành lòng bỏ nó.
    Her mother didn't have the heart to abandon her.

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