chày

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See also: chay, cháy, chấy, chảy, and chạy

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *tʃ-reː. The nominal derivative of xay (to grind).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier cây, cái, chiếc) chày

  1. a pestle (instrument used with a mortar to grind things)
  2. (by extension, baseball, softball) a bat
    bóng chày
    baseball

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