chú

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Irish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

chú m sg

  1. Lenited form of .

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Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
chú gcú
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Mandarin[edit]

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chú (Zhuyin ㄔㄨˊ)

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Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chú

  1. Lenited form of .

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
chú
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Proto-Vietic *cuːʔ.

Noun[edit]

chú

  1. a paternal uncle, father's younger brother
  2. a maternal uncle-in-law, mother's sister's husband
  3. a man who's presumably slightly younger than your parents
    Chú gì ơi!
    Hey, Mister!

Pronoun[edit]

chú

  1. I/me, your father's younger brother
    Antonym: cháu
  2. I/me, your mother's sister's husband
    Antonym: cháu
  3. I/me, a man who's presumably slightly younger than your parents
    Antonyms: cháu, con
  4. you, my father's younger brother
    Antonym: cháu
  5. you, my mother's sister's husband
    Antonym: cháu
  6. you, a man who's presumably slightly younger than my parents
    Antonyms: cháu, con
  7. (sometimes humorous and condescending) you, a fella who's either slightly younger, or less experienced than me
    Synonym: em
    Antonyms: anh, tôi
  8. (narratology, literary, affectionate) he/him, that young fellow
  9. (narratology, literary, affectionate) he/him, that anthropomorphic male animal

Prefix[edit]

chú

  1. (literary, affectionate) prefixes the species name of a male animal, especially an anthropomorphic one
    Chú mèo đi hia
    Puss in Boots
    những chú gà trống Gô-loa
    the "Gallic Roosters;" the French male footballers

Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of chú bé (little boy)

Pronoun[edit]

chú

  1. (narratology, literary, affectionate) he/him, that little boy
    Synonym: cậu

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