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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“waterway”). Also compare (kinh, irrigation canals and ditches).

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NounEdit

(classifier con) kênh (, 𣻽)

  1. canal; waterway
  2. (geography, technology, communication, business) channel
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Etymology 2Edit

Compare chênh, vênh.

VerbEdit

kênh

  1. to slightly raise one end or side of a heavy object

AdjectiveEdit

kênh

  1. not even; warped; shaky; unsteady

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