trăn

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See also: tran, Tran, trán, trần, Trần, and trận

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Vietnamese tlan, from Proto-Vietic *k-lən, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *t₁lan[1]; cognates include Muong tlăn, Pacoh tulán. Khmer ថ្លាន់ (thlan, python), Bahnar klăn (python), Mon ကၠန် (klɔn, python), Car Nicobarese tu-lan (python).

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Noun[edit]

(classifier con) trăn ()

  1. a non-venomous constricting snake, as opposed to a rắn (constricting snake); a python, a boa, etc.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shorto, H. A Mon-Khmer Comparative Dictionary, Ed. Paul Sidwell, 2006. #1205, p. 332