hương

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (fragrance). Compare Japanese (, incense).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hương

  1. (literary) fragrance
    hương đồng gió nộithe fragrance and wind on rice paddies

NounEdit

(classifier nén) hương

  1. (Northern Vietnam) incense
    Synonym: nhang
    thắp hươngto burn incense on an altar or at a grave
    hương muỗia mosquito coil

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