chúng

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See also: Chung, chưng, chùng, chứng, and Chüng

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈxuːŋ], [ˈxuːŋɡ]

Adjective[edit]

chúng

  1. Lenited form of cúng.

Noun[edit]

chúng

  1. Lenited form of cúng.

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (many).

Particle[edit]

chúng ()

  1. pluralizing particle for pronouns
Usage notes[edit]
  • Not universally versatile. Only comfortably compatible with certain pronouns and kinship terms, such as tôi, ta, mày, mình, , con, cháu. With some others, such as tao, it is not as comfortably compatible and may sound somewhat jarring. chúng bạn (your friends; your cohorts) may sound a bit old-fashioned.
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Pronoun[edit]

chúng

  1. they/them (used for animals)
  2. they/them (used for people whom one holds in low regard)
    Chúng xả súng hại chết 3 người.
    They unloaded and killed 3 people.
    Chúng tàn sát dân ta, bắt dân ta làm nô lệ.
    They slaughtered our people, they made us into their slaves.
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Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb[edit]

chúng

  1. To hit.