khai huyệt

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From khai (, "to open") and huyệt (, "cave, grave").

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /xaːj˧˧ hwiɜʔt̚˧ˀ˨ʔ/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /xaːj˧˧ hwiɜʔk̚˨ˀ˨ʔ/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /xaːj˧˥ wiɜʔk̚˨ˀ˧ʔ/

Verb[edit]

khai huyệt

  1. to dig a grave