sông

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See also: song, Song, söng, sōng, sǒng, sòng, and sổng

Min Nan[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of sông – see (“lazy; foolish; etc.”).
(This character, sông, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

Vietnamese[edit]

sông
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Alternative forms[edit]

  • (abbreviation) sg.
  • (Northeast Vietnam) thông

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *k-roːŋ (river), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ruŋ ~ ruuŋ ~ ruəŋ (river); cognate with Muong không (river), Bahnar krong (river), Pacoh cruang (country; area, river valley), Mon ကြုၚ် (krɜŋ, small river, creek). Related to Chinese (OC *kˤroŋ) (B-S) (SV: giang) and Acehnese kruëng.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier dòng, con) sông (, , 𪷹)

  1. river (large stream which drains a landmass)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Sino-Vietnamese, in compounds) giang;
  • (North Central Vietnam) rào

Derived terms[edit]

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