chăng

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare chẳng.

Adverb[edit]

chăng

  1. (archaic) not any
  2. (often in rhetorical questions) is it that; is it; surely
    • 2018 January 18, “Có hoàn cảnh văn chương nào khốc liệt như ở Việt Nam chăng?”, in Tuổi Trẻ Online[1]:
      Có hoàn cảnh văn chương nào khốc liệt như ở Việt Nam chăng?
      Is there a literary situation as fierce as that in Vietnam?

Particle[edit]

chăng

  1. (rare) Synonym of chăng nữa

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

chăng

  1. Synonym of giăng (to stretch; to spread)