chó

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See also: cho, chỗ, chō, chờ, chợ, chʼoʼ, chʼó, and -chō

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier con) chó (, )

  1. a dog
    (vulgar) Mày ngu như chó!
    You stupid fuck!
    (vulgar) loại chó (má)scum

(classifier thằng, con) chó

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

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