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See also: nuoc mam
- (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [nɨ̞̠ɜʔk̚˧ˀ˦ mɐm˧ˀ˦]
- (Huế) IPA(key): [nɨ̞̠ɜʔk̚˦˥ mɐm˦˥]
- (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [nɨ̞̠ɜʔk̚˦ˀ˥ mɐm˦ˀ˥]
- A light brown, watery fish sauce used in Vietnamese cookery.
- A mixture of this sauce with water, lemon juice, sugar, and various seasonings such as garlic and black pepper.
- "Southeast Asian American Food Habits" (1980), U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service, p. 6