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VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (SV: linh) (Maspero, 1912).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

thiêng (𤍌, 𬊽, , 𠴢, 󱨉, 󰤝, 𤎓, 󱦸, 𪬮, )

  1. sacred; holy
  2. precious
  3. (informal) if you speak of someone "thiêng", they would appear right after that, like you speak of the devil

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