ngắn

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See also: ngan, ngàn, ngân, and Ngân

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Cognate with Arem ŋanˀ ("low").

Displaced the usage of vắn as the main word for "short" in all dialects.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ngắn (𥐉, 𥐇, 𥐍, 𬑶)

  1. short or brief in terms of length or duration
    Antonym: dài
    giường ngắna short bed
    thời gian ngắna short period of time

Derived terms[edit]

Derived terms

See also[edit]

  • thấp (short in terms of height)

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