ngâm

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See also: ngám, ngầm, ngậm, ngắm, and 'ngam

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *ŋǝm ~ *ŋam (to immerse, soak); cognate with Muong ngâm, Khasi ngam (to dive into).

Verb[edit]

ngâm ()

  1. to soak, to steep

Adjective[edit]

ngâm ()

  1. be soaked

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Verb[edit]

ngâm

  1. to recite (poetry); to read in a singing voice