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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *χiːŋᴬ (ginger). Cognate with Shan ၶိင် (kʰiŋ1), Thai ขิง (kǐng), Zhuang hing (ginger). Compare Proto-Vietic *s-gəːŋ ~ s-kəːŋ (ginger) (Vietnamese gừng) and Proto-Sino-Tibetan *kjaŋ (ginger) (Chinese (OC *kaŋ, “ginger”), Burmese ချင်း (hkyang:)).

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ຂີງ (khīng)

  1. ginger