vượn

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See also: vuon and vườn

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“ape”; SV: viên)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier con) vượn (, 𤠴, 𤢥)

  1. a gibbon
  2. an ape (animal)

Usage notes[edit]

  • This word is sometimes used interchaneably with khỉ when referring to apes.

Derived terms[edit]