dục

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from (“to give birth to, to raise, to bring up, to nurture”)

Verb[edit]

dục

  1. (only in compounds) to rear, bring up
    sinh dục (生育) — sexual, genital
    giáo dục (教育) — education
    thể dục (體育) — physical exercise

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from (“to want, to desire; desire, lust, greed”)

Noun[edit]

dục

  1. (only in compounds) desire, lust, greed
    sắc dục (色欲) — concupiscence, lust
    tình dục (情欲) — sexual desire, libido
    dục tình () — sexual passion, libido
    thị dục (嗜欲) — desire, lust
    tham dục (貪欲) — greed, avarice
    động dục (動欲) — to rut, to be in heat