chích

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See also: chich and ch'ich'

Middle Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

chích f

  1. Lenited form of cích.

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *cuk ~ *cuuk ~ *cuək ~ *cak ~ *ciik ~ *c(i)ək (to prod; to pierce); cognate with Khmer ចឹក (cək).

Verb[edit]

chích ()

  1. to prick; to pierce; to puncture
  2. (Southern Vietnam, of an insect) to sting
    Synonym: đốt
  3. (Southern Vietnam) to inject (medicine)
    Synonym: tiêm
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “from ety1?”)

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Noun[edit]

chích (𬷩, 𪇪, )

  1. (zoology) an acrocephalid warbler (a songbird of the family Acrocephalidae)
  2. (zoology, by extension) any bird of the superfamily Sylvioidea
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