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dong 1(dông, dŏng)
n. pl. dong
See Table at currency.
[Vietnamese đồng, from Early Middle Chinese dəwŋ, copper (also the source of Mandarin tóng, copper).]
dong 2(dông, dŏng)
n. Vulgar Slang
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1. (Music, other) the deep reverberating sound of a large bell
2. informal Austral and NZ a heavy blow
3. a slang word for penis
4. (Music, other) (intr) (of a bell) to make a deep reverberating sound
5. (tr) informal Austral and NZ to strike or punch
[C16: of imitative origin]
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Vietnam, divided into 10 hào or 100 xu
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n., pl. dong.
the basic monetary unit of Vietnam.
[< Vietnamese đông]
n. Vulgar Slang.
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Past participle: donged
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|Noun||1.||dong - the basic unit of money in Vietnam |
Vietnamese monetary unit - monetary unit in Vietnam
hao - 10 hao equal 1 dong in Vietnam
|Verb||1.||dong - go `ding dong', like a bell|
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