ngứa

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Vietnamese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (North Central Vietnam) ngá

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *lŋaaʔ (itch). Cognate with Muong Bi ngả, Koho lönga (itching between toes), Khmu ŋaʔ and Riang ŋɑʔ².

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ngứa (𤺶, 𤻔, 𤻭, , , 𪽹, 󱗛)

  1. to feel itchy; to itch
  2. (colloquial, chiefly in compounds) to feel an urge (to do something); to feel uncomfortable; to feel uneasy

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