See also: liêm, Liêm, liềm, and liệm

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Vietic *-lɛːmʔ (to lick), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *(c)liəmʔ ~ *(c)limʔ (to lick); cognate with Khasi jylliem and Bolyu /ljim³¹/. Compare also Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-ljam (tongue; flame) (whence Chinese ).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

liếm (, , , , 𡄥, 𦧷)

  1. to lick (to stroke with a tongue)

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