thập

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from ("ten")

Numeral[edit]

thập

  1. (only in compounds) ten
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Etymology 2[edit]

Likely from a native root meaning "indent, depressed", hence forming an antonymic compound with thò ("to stick out"). Compare thấp ("low") - thấp tho ("uneasy"), thấp thỏm ("fidgety, uneasy"), thấp thoáng ("to appear intermittently").

Adjective[edit]

thập

  1. (chiefly in thập thò) hesitating, undecided (whether to enter or not); stealthy, sneaky