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VietnameseEdit

 
ngựa

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Vietic *m-ŋəːʔ, possibly related to Chinese (ngự)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(classifier con) ngựa ()

  1. (zoology) horse
  2. (colloquial) Short for sức ngựa (horsepower).
  3. (Southern Vietnam) trestle

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AdjectiveEdit

ngựa

  1. (figuratively, chiefly Southern Vietnam, slang, derogatory) over-the-top flashy; gaudy; provocative; flirtatious; promiscuous; etc.

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