An·​nam-Muong | \ (ˈ)a¦namˈwȯŋ, əˈn- \

Definition of Annam-Muong

: 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

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First Known Use of Annam-Muong

1856, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Annam-Muong

Annam, Indochina + muong

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“Annam-Muong.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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