nhựa

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *ɲaːʔ (sap; resin; drug), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *(nɟ)a(a)ʔ (tar); cognate with Mon (yɛ̀ˀ, tar; pitch).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nhựa (𦵙)

  1. resin; gum; sap
  2. plastic
  3. Short for nhựa đường (asphalt; bitumen).

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