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See also: vung, vũng, and vụng



Etymology 1[edit]

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Possibly related to vòng (circle). Compare Khmer វង់ (vŭəng, field, sphere).

For some semantic relationship, compare Chinese (scope; enclosure; territory; land) and (country).


vùng (𡓄, 𫧜)

  1. region, area
    Synonym: khu vực

Etymology 2[edit]



  1. to struggle to get away
    • 2016, Trầm Hương, Trong cơn lốc xoáy, part I, NXB Phụ nữ, page 22:
      Cô gái loạng choạng vùng chạy khỏi Maca, máu loang lổ trên ra giường, máu vương theo những bước chân cô…
      The girl feebly struggled away from Maca, blood running over the bed and spraying after her footsteps.