chánh

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See also: chanh

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from . Doublet of chính.

Prefix[edit]

chánh

  1. chief; head
    chánh văn phòng
    head of a department

Noun[edit]

chánh

  1. (colloquial) head; chief

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from or .

Adjective[edit]

chánh

  1. (dated, dialectal) Alternative form of chính (legitimate; just)
    chánh nghĩa
    justice