ngàn

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See also: ngan, ngân, Ngân, and ngắn

Vietnamese[edit]

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ngàn (𠦳)

  1. (cardinal number, literary or Central Vietnam or Southern Vietnam, usually in compounds) Alternative form of nghìn (thousand)
    giấc ngủ ngàn thuan eternal slumber (literally, “a sleep of a thousand autumns”)
    • (Can we date this quote?), Văn Thành Nho (lyrics and music), “Đất nước lời ru [Our Land, a Lullaby]”:
      Ru con, mẹ ru con,
      Tiếng ru cả cuộc đời.
      Ru con lời ru,
      Cất lên từ ngàn đời.
      Lull you, I lull you,
      With the song of a lifetime.
      Lull you, with a lullaby,
      Resonating with eternity.

Noun[edit]

ngàn (𡶨)

  1. (literary) the woods; the forest
    trên ngàn
    in the woods uphill

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Etymology[edit]

Compare Gamilaraay ngaay.

Noun[edit]

ngàn

  1. mouth (clarification of this definition is needed)