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VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Vietic *kʰaːlʔ; uncertain connection with Proto-Mon-Khmer *klaʔ (whence Khmer ខ្លា (khlaa), Bahnar kla, Khasi khla, Mon ကၠ). Compare also Khmer ខាល (khaal, Year of the Tiger).

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NounEdit

(classifier con) khái (𤠲, 𤡚)

  1. (Nghệ An dialect, Hà Tĩnh dialect) a tiger (The mammal Panthera tigris)

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