See also: gian, Gian, ĝian, giãn, and giận

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Muong chản chản, Tho [Cuối Chăm] caːn³ ("centipede").

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(classifier con) gián (𧍴, 𫋨)

  1. a cockroach (type of insect)
    bốn loài trung gian truyền bệnh: ruồi, muỗi, gián, chuột
    the four (major) groups of disease carriers: flies, mosquitoes, cockroaches, rats and mice