đậu

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“bean”).

Noun[edit]

(classifier cây, hạt) đậu

  1. bean
  2. nut
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Verb[edit]

đậu

  1. (transitive) to park (bring to a halt)
    Đậu xe lại nghỉ.
    Park the car and rest.
    Cấm đậu xe
    No parking
  2. (transitive) to moor
    Thuyền đậu lại một ngày ở bến.
    The boat was moored at the dock for a day.
  3. (intransitive) to perch, alight
    Chim đậu trên cành.
    The bird perches on a branch.
  4. (chiefly Southern Vietnam) to pass (an examination)

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Noun[edit]

đậu

  1. variola; smallpox

Synonyms[edit]

  • (bean): đỗ (in Northern dialects only)
  • (park): đỗ (chiefly in Northern dialects)
  • (moor): đỗ (chiefly in Northern dialects)
  • (perch): đỗ (chiefly in Northern dialects)
  • (pass): đỗ (in Northern dialects only)

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