nanh

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *k-nɛːŋ, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *gpnaiŋ, an infixed form of *gnaiŋ ~ *gniəŋ (tusk, eye tooth); cognates include Khmer ស្នែង (snaeng), Bahnar grĕng, Muong nenh and Mon ဂြၚ်.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nanh (, , 𤡛, 𤘓)

  1. eye tooth, fang
  2. (anatomy) tusk

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