đá

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *l-taːʔ (rock); cognate with Arem /atæːˀ/.

Noun[edit]

(classifier tảng, hòn, viên, cục) đá (𥒥)

  1. rock, stone
  2. (colloquial) ice
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *taʔ; cognate with Arem /tʌːˀ/.

Verb[edit]

đá ()

  1. to kick without using the sole
    Con ngựa đá con ngựa đá.
    The horse kicked the stone horse.
  2. (colloquial, slang) to dump (one's girlfriend, boyfriend, etc.); to abandon
  3. (Southern Vietnam) to fight each other
  4. (Southern Vietnam) to go; to come by
  5. (Southern Vietnam) to eat or drink
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