đốc

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See also: doc, DOC, Doc, and dốc

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from Sinitic (supervise, oversee, direct)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /ˀɗɜwʔk͡p̚˧ˀ˦/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /ˀɗɜwʔk͡p̚˦˥/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /ˀɗɜwʔk͡p̚˦ˀ˥/

Noun[edit]

đốc

  1. headmaster, chief, doctor[1]

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

đốc

  1. prod, urge

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tuttle Compact Vietnamese-English Dictionary 9780804838719 p116 lists the individual meanings "headmaster, chief, doctor" for đốc 2n. before the compound nouns. However in practice đốc is rarely used as a stand-alone noun, and the correct Vietnamese for those terms is hiệu trưởng, giám đốc, and bác sĩ, respectively.