ca trù

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Vietnamese[edit]

Vietnamese Wikipedia has an article on:

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /kaː˧˧ ṯɕu˨˩/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /kaː˧˧ ʈʊw˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /kaː˧˥ ʈʊw˨˩/

Etymology[edit]

(song) + (bamboo card). Bamboo cards were formerly sold to listeners, who would award them to their favorite singers, who then redeemed the cards for money.

Noun[edit]

ca trù

  1. ca tru, a genre of traditional singing from northern Vietnam

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