VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *lujʔ ~ *luuj() ~ *luəj() ~ *ləəj() (to wade; to swim). Cognate with Khmer លុយ (luy), Mon လုဲ, Riang luj². Compare also Proto-Tai *loːjᴬ (to swim) (whence Thai ลอย (lɔɔi)).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lội (𣷮)

  1. (Central Vietnam, Southern Vietnam) to swim
  2. to wade through

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