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 đồng on Vietnamese Wikipedia

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Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Tai; compare Thai ทุ่ง (tûng). Probably related to Southern Vietnamese đùng.

NounEdit

(classifier cánh) đồng ()

  1. field
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Etymology 2Edit

Likely a Sino-Vietnamese word from (“child; (dialectal) shaman”); see there for more.

NounEdit

đồng

  1. (only in compounds) medium; sorcerer
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Etymology 3Edit

Chemical element
Cu Previous: niken (Ni)
Next: kẽm (Zn)
 Vietnamese đồng on Wikipedia

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“copper”), from Middle Chinese (MC duŋ).

NounEdit

đồng

  1. copper
  2. a currency
    đồng yên Nhật
    the Japanese yen
    đồng đô-la Mĩ
    the US dollar
  3. dong, the unit of currency in Vietnam; Vietnamese dollar. Symbol: .
  4. (colloquial, chiefly Southern Vietnam) a thousand dongs
    hai đồngtwo thousand dongs
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DescendantsEdit

  • Cantonese: (teon5)
  • English: dong
  • Japanese: ドン (don)
  • Korean: (dong)
  • Mandarin: (dùn)
  • Russian: донг (dong)

Etymology 4Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

AdjectiveEdit

đồng

  1. (only in compounds) same