đội

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (team, group).

Noun[edit]

đội

  1. team
Derived terms[edit]
Derived terms

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (SV: đái).[1]

Verb[edit]

đội

  1. to wear (headgear)
    Nhớ đội nón bảo hiểm khi ra đường nha.
    Remember to wear helmet when you're on the road.
    đầu đội trời, chân đạp đất(of a man) having masculine qualities such as strength, determination, decisiveness, etc. (literally, “wearing the sky on the head, planting feet on the ground”)

See also[edit]

  • mặc (to wear a top or bottom)
  • đi/mang (to wear a piece of footwear)
  • quàng (to wear a scarf)
  • đeo (to wear an accessory)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alves, Mark J. Notes on Chinese words in Shorto's Proto-Austroasiatic Reconstructions