đại đức

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sinitic , literally "great ethics/morality/virtue"

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /ˀɗaːj˧ˀ˨ʔ ˀɗɨ̞̠ʔk̚˧ˀ˦/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /ˀɗaːj˨ˀ˨ʔ ˀɗɨ̞̠ʔk̚˦˥/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /ˀɗaːj˨ˀ˧ʔ ˀɗɨ̞̠ʔk̚˦ˀ˥/

Adjective[edit]

đại đức

  1. venerable (used, often capitalized, as an honorific before the names of Buddhist monks)