chĩa

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *ɟɛh < *tʃ-r-ɛh, the *-r- (instrumental derivative) infixed form of Proto-Vietic *tʃɛh, whence Modern Vietnamese xỉa (to pick; to jab). Also related to Vietnamese nĩa (fork).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier cây) chĩa (𢶾)

  1. pitchfork

Derived terms[edit]

Derived terms

Verb[edit]

chĩa (𢶾)

  1. to point (a weapon at); to aim (at)