cải

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *kaːs; cognates include Muong cái and Aheu kajh¹.

Noun[edit]

(classifier củ) cải

  1. (Vietnamese cuisine, botany) The cruciferous vegetables (Brassica): coles, mustards, cabbages, radishes, etc.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Verb[edit]

cải

  1. to change, to alter
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