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ChuukeseEdit

PronounEdit

ngang

  1. First-person singular pronoun in the nominative case; I
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VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Vietic *p-ŋaːŋ. Cognate with Arem [ŋæ:ŋ]. The notion of "stubborness" may stem from the fact that crabs always move sideways.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ngang (, )

  1. horizontal
    Antonym: dọc
  2. to the side
    Antonym: dọc
    dàn hàng ngang
    to form a line in which people stand to the side of each other
  3. unreasonably stubborn
    ngang như cua
    very stubborn, like a crab who always moves sideways
  4. level; flat
    thanh ngang
    the "level" tone as in the word ngang

AdverbEdit

ngang

  1. across, as opposed to along
    Antonym: dọc
    đi ngang qua đường
    to cross the road

VerbEdit

ngang

  1. to match; to be equal
    ngang sức ngang tài
    to be a formidable match in terms of strength and ability

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