chồng

See also: chong, chóng, chòng, chông, chōng, and chǒng

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Vietnamese chào᷄, from Proto-Vietic *p-ʄoːŋ, *ɟoːŋ. Compare Nghệ An/Hà Tĩnh dialects nhôông, Mlabri ɟjoːŋ ~ joːŋ ("man, father"), Khmu joŋ ("man").

NounEdit

chồng (𫯰, 𫯳)

  1. husband
    lấy chồng(of a woman) to get married
    bố/mẹ chồnghusband's father/mother

Usage notesEdit

  • In vợ chồng (wife and husband), chú (paternal aunt and her husband) and cậu (you girls and boys), the words for women always come first. In most other phrases, the words for males usually come first, except in certain poetic contexts (e.g. mẹ cha (mum and dad) as opposed to the usual cha mẹ (dad and mum)).
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Etymology 2Edit

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (SV: trùng).

VerbEdit

chồng (𠽚, 𥔧, 𨤯)

  1. to stack up
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Derived terms

NounEdit

chồng

  1. a stack