chiên

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See also: chien, chiến, and chiền

Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Chinese (possibly Teochew) . Compare Khmer ជៀន(chiĕn), ចៀន(chiĕn).

Verb[edit]

chiên ‎()

  1. (chiefly Southern Vietnam) to fry
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Usage notes[edit]

  • Although rán and chiên are two dialectal varieties and usually interchangeable, there are some fixed expressions such as gà rán, cơm chiên, xôi chiên

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

(classifier con) chiên ‎(, , , 𦍫)

  1. lamb; young sheep
  2. Christian
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