tráng

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See also: trang, Trang, trăng, trắng, and trång

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *laaŋʔ (to wash, to bring water to); cognate with Khmer លាង (liəng), Bahnar klang and Nyah Kur [klíəŋ].

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Verb[edit]

tráng

  1. (transitive) to clean or cleanse something that's hollow or capable of containing certain substances (mostly liquids) by rinsing
    tráng bát
    to rinse a bowl
    tráng miệng
    to "cleanse the palate" after a salty meal; to have sweet dessert
  2. (transitive) To spread a thin layer of
    tráng bánh cuốn
    to stretch bánh cuốn batter (over a pot of boiling water)
    tráng trứng
    to pour an egg (into a frying pan)
  3. To coat; to enamel
    tráng gương
    to coat a mirror
    tráng men
    to enamel

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Noun[edit]

tráng

  1. A strong son who lacked social status in the ancien régime

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