ngôn

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See also: ngon and ngɔ́ŋ

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“speech”), from Chinese 婦言 (phụ ngôn, wifely eloquence).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ngôn

  1. (Confucianism) eloquence, one of the tứ đức (four virtues) that women are supposed to have