ngỗng

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See also: ngɔ́ŋ

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blench (2014) offers Proto-Austroasiatic quasi-reconstruction *h.ŋaŋ. Compare Pacoh angoung (goose) and Bahnar ngong (goose).

ngan (Muscovy duck) is the non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“wild goose”; SV: nhạn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier con) ngỗng (, 𤞒, 𪄌)

  1. goose

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Blench, Roger. "Reconstructing Austroasiatic prehistory - Final Version" for Handbook of the Austroasiatic Languages. Jenny, M. & P. Sidwell (eds.). 2015. H Leiden: Brill. Unpublished