: a language group comprising Vietnamese and Muong that was formerly thought to be of uncertain relation to other Southeast Asian languages and is now considered part of the Vietic branch of the Mon-Khmer family

Word History


Annam, Indochina + muong

First Known Use

1856, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Annam-Muong was in 1856

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“Annam-Muong.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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