chó

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Vietnamese[edit]

chó

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *ʔa-cɔːʔ, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *cɔʔ (dog); cognate with Semai co (dog, servant, slave), Halang chô (dog), Pacoh acho (dog), Khmu sɔʔ and Mang θɔː¹. Compare also Khmer (cɑɑ, Year of the Dog), a borrowing from Vietic.

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Noun[edit]

(classifier con) chó (𤝹 - 𤠚, 𦢞, , )

  1. a dog
    Chó là động vật đầu tiên được thuần hoá.
    Dog was the first domesticated animal.
    (vulgar) loại chó (má)scum

(classifier thằng, con) chó

  1. (vulgar) a (little) (son of a) bitch
    Thằng chó này!You son of a bitch!
    Con chó này!You little bitch!

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