nước

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *ɗaak, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ɗaak, from Proto-Austro-Asiatic. Cognates within Mon-Khmer include Khmer ទឹក (tik), Nghệ An/Hà Tĩnh dialects nác, Muong đác, Bahnar đak, Eastern Mnong dak; cognates outside MK include Santali ᱫᱟᱜ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nước (, )

  1. water
  2. (from fruit) juice
  3. broth
  4. refers to some other types of liquid
Synonyms[edit]
  • (water): nác (Nghệ An/Hà Tĩnh dialects)
  • (juice): nác (Nghệ An/Hà Tĩnh dialects)
  • (broth): nước dùng (northern dialects), nước lèo (southern dialects)
  • (liquid): nác (Nghệ An/Hà Tĩnh dialects)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Short for đất nước

Noun[edit]

nước

  1. country; polity

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