See also: song, Song, söng, sōng, sǒng, sòng, and sổng

Hokkien edit

For pronunciation and definitions of sông – see (“lazy; foolish; etc.”).
(This term is the pe̍h-ōe-jī form of ).

Vietnamese edit

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Alternative forms edit

  • (abbreviation) sg.
  • (Northeastern Vietnam) thông

Etymology edit

From Proto-Vietic *k-roːŋ (river), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ruŋ ~ ruuŋ ~ ruəŋ (river). Cognate with Muong không (river), Bahnar krong (river), Pacoh cruang (country; area, river valley), Mon ကြုၚ် (krɜŋ, small river, creek).

Doublet of giang. Related to Chinese (OC *kˤroŋ) (B-S) (SV: giang) and Acehnese kruëng.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(classifier dòng, con) sông (, , 𪷹)

  1. river (large stream which drains a landmass)

Synonyms edit

  • (Sino-Vietnamese, in compounds) giang;
  • (North Central Vietnam) rào

See also edit

Derived terms

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