sự

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from ("nominalizer particle")

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /s̪ɨ̞̠˧ˀ˨ʔ/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /ʂɨ̞̠ɰ˨ˀ˨ʔ/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /ʂɨ̞̠ɰ˨ˀ˧ʔ/

Noun[edit]

sự

  1. deed, act, occurrence

Derived terms[edit]

Classifier[edit]

sự

  1. -tion, -ure

Usage notes[edit]

Hóa may appear after the verb to mean -ization.