VietnameseEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (lineage, ancestry, ancestor, clan, SV: tông).

NounEdit

tôn

  1. (only in compounds) lineage, ancestry
  2. (only in compounds) ancestor, clan

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from French tôle.

NounEdit

(classifier miếng) tôn

  1. sheet metal

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tonus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tôn f (plural tonau)

  1. tone, sound
    Synonym: sain
  2. tune, melody
    Synonyms: tiwn, alaw

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tôn dôn nhôn thôn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “tôn”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies