ZhuangEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *ʰnaŋᴬ (skin). Cognate with Thai หนัง (nǎng), Northern Thai ᩉ᩠ᨶᩢᨦ, Lao ໜັງ (nang), ᦐᧂ (ṅang), Tai Dam ꪘꪰꪉ, Shan ၼင် (nǎng), Aiton ꩫင်.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

naeng (old orthography nəŋ)

  1. outer layer of an animal (including a human) or plant: skin; hide; bark
  2. leather
  3. fur; pelt
  4. skin (congealed layer on the surface of a liquid)
    Synonym: bwx