rắn

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See also: ran, Ran, RAN, rán, ràn, rằn, rǎn, and rận

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Vietnamese rẳn, from Proto-Vietic *p-səɲʔ, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *(b)saɲʔ; cognate with Khasi bseiñ and Pacoh cuxanh. Compare also Khmer ម្សាញ់ (msañ, Year of the Snake) and North Central Vietnamese tắn.

Noun[edit]

(classifier con) rắn (𧋻)

  1. snake; serpent
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *k-sanʔ (solid; hard; firm); cognate with Arem /tʰanˀ/.

Adjective[edit]

rắn (𠡧, 𥑲) (fully reduplicated form răn rắn)

  1. hard; solid
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