dùng

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See also: dung and Dung

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese ("to use, to employ"; SV: dụng).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dùng

  1. To use, employ.
  2. To apply.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Usually applied to objects and things, so it can have negative connotations when applied to humans.