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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *ŋǝm ~ *ŋam (to immerse, soak); cognate with Muong ngâm, Khasi ngam (to dive into).

VerbEdit

ngâm

  1. to soak, to steep

AdjectiveEdit

ngâm

  1. be soaked

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

VerbEdit

ngâm

  1. to recite (poetry); to read in a singing voice