vòng

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See also: võng and vọng

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *wiŋ ~ *wiiŋ ~ *wiəŋ ~ *waiŋ ~ *wəŋ ~ *wuəŋ ~ *wuŋ ~ *wuuŋ (to go round; to turn); cognate with Khmer វង (vɔɔng, circle). Related to vồng, vòng, vầng.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vòng

  1. circle; ring
  2. object shaped like a circle, such as necklace, bracelet, earring, hoop, etc.
  3. (colloquial) Short for vòng tránh thai (intrauterine device; IUD).
  4. circumference; perimeter; measurement
  5. round (of a competition or examination)
  6. Indicates a particular time period.
    trong vòngwithin (a time period)

Derived terms[edit]

Classifier[edit]

vòng

  1. Used for round or circular trips.

Verb[edit]

vòng (reduplicated form vòng vòng)

  1. to trace a circle; to form a circle; to encircle
  2. to move in a circular or tortuous path

Adjective[edit]

vòng

  1. winding; curving