Definition of Muong in English:

Muong

(also Mu'o'ng)

noun

  • 1A member of an ethnolinguistic group inhabiting the mountainous area south-west of Hanoi, northern Vietnam.

  • 2The Mon-Khmer language of the Muong.

adjective

  • Of or relating to the Muong or their language.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Encyclopaedia Metropolitana. From Muong Muong, self-designation.

Pronunciation

Muong

/ˈmuːɒŋ//mwɒŋ/