mây

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See also: may, May, mAy, maý, máy, mày, mấy, and mãy

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *k-mǝl (cloud), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *mhuəl ~ *mhəl (cloud); cognate with Muong mầl, Bahnar hơmơ̆l and Kuy [lmʌ̤l]. Munda cognates include Santali ᱨᱤᱢᱤᱞ (rimil).

Noun[edit]

(classifier áng, đám) mây (𨗠, 𩄲, 𫡮, 𬨿)

  1. cloud

Usage notes[edit]

  • The classifier áng is only used in the literary language

Derived terms[edit]

Derived terms

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier cây) mây (, 𥷻, 𫂗)

  1. rattan