nấm

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with Tho [Cuối Chăm] dʌm³.

Noun[edit]

(classifier cây) nấm (𪳋)

  1. mushroom
  2. edible fungus
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly related to Proto-Mon-Khmer *bn₂uum ~ *bn₂əm (hill) (whence Khmer ភ្នំ (phnum)). Probably partly contaminated by the etymology above.

Noun[edit]

nấm (𡎜)

  1. mound; tumulus (shaped like a mushroom cap, or pileus)
    nấm mồmound (on a grave)