nhún

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *t₂nɟuun, an infixed form of *t₂ɟun ~ *t₂ɟuun (to bend knees); cognate with Mon ဂဇုန် (həcùn, to sit; to lie; to crouch).

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nhún (, , , , 𠾽, , )

  1. to slightly bend one's legs (in order to jump up, etc.)
  2. to lower oneself; to be humble; to be modest

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