găm

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See also: gam, gầm, gằm, gặm, gẫm, gấm, and gậm

Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (SV: châm). Compare kim, ghim.

Noun[edit]

găm (, )

  1. sewing pin, ballhead pin, fastener
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Verb[edit]

găm (, )

  1. to stab, to pin on, to fasten
    dùng kim băng găm lại
    to use a safety pin to fasten (something) in place
  2. to pierce into flesh, to lodge into flesh
    Mảnh đạn găm sâu vào đùi.
    A piece of shrapnel lodged deep in the thigh.
    Đầu gai găm vào gan bàn chân.
    A barb pierced the sole of the foot.
  3. to retain something (usually a product) until an opportunity to increase the price and create an artificial shortage
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găm

  1. (cooking) to rub (to spread a substance thinly over)
    thịt dê găm tỏi
    chevon rubbed with garlic
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