sixtus_vi (sixtus_vi) wrote in linguaphiles,
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I've been doing some idle research on Vietnamese, and I discovered that Vietnamese for "Russia" is Nga.

It strikes me as implausible that this could be the only thing that Nga means, but I can't for the life of me figure out what its derivation is. Anybody out there who can give me a hand?

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