Some of the conservative Vietic languages (namely, Thavung) use the cognates of the Vietnamese word nằm (“to lie”) with semantic extension to "to sleep", along with "to lie".
- (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [ŋu˧˩]
- (Huế) IPA(key): [ŋʊw˧˨]
- (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [ŋʊw˨˩˦]
Audio (Hồ Chí Minh City) (file)
- (intransitive) to sleep