Main definitions of Nung in English

: Nung1Nung2

Nung1

Pronunciation /nʌŋ/

noun

  • A member of a Tibeto-Burman people primarily inhabiting the Kachin State in northern Burma (Myanmar).

    Rawang is the preferred self-designation of this people.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or designating the Nung or their language.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Jinghpaw Nung, denoting the Rawang people.

Main definitions of Nung in English

: Nung1Nung2

Nung2

(also Nong)

Pronunciation /nʌŋ/ /nʊŋ/

adjective

  • Designating a Tai people living primarily in the Cao Bang and Lang Son provinces of northern Vietnam; of or relating to this people or their language.

noun

  • A member of the Nung people.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Vietnamese Nùng or its etymon Chinese Nóng, of uncertain origin.