ngực

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See also: ngục

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “The similarity to 臆 is intriguing, but the *ŋ- is unexplainable, as usually it's *h- or *k- that would be added to null-initial words.”

From Proto-Vietic *ŋək (chest).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ngực (𦙏, 𦞐)

  1. a chest
  2. (euphemistic, of a human female) breasts
    Synonym: