đạo

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“road; way”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

đạo

  1. (formal) basic moral or behavioral principles that are considered acceptable
    đạo làm con
    how to behave as a child
    đạo làm người
    humanity
    nhân đạo
    humanitarianism
    phải đạo
    righteous; morally acceptable
  2. religion
    đạo Thiên Chúa
    Christianity
    theo đạo
    religious
  3. province
    Giang Nguyên Đạo
    Gangwon province

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

đạo

  1. (art) to rip off; to plagiarize
    đạo nhạc
    to rip off someone else's music
    đạo văn
    to rip off someone else's written piece or writing style
    đạo tranh
    to rip off someone else's painting