móng

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See also: mong, mống, mỗng, mỏng, mọng, 'mong, and Mong.

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *-mɔːŋʔ (nail; hoof; claw), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *t₁m(uə)ŋʔ (nail; claw). Cognate with Muong mỏng, Khmu [tmʰmɔːŋ].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier cái, chiếc) móng (𧅭, 𤔻, 𤔾, 𤔽)

  1. (anatomy) nail
  2. (anatomy) claw; hoof (of an animal)
    móng ngựa
    a horse hoof; a horseshoe
  3. foundation (of a building); base

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