gạch

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See also: gach

Vietnamese[edit]

gạch

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier cục, viên) gạch (𡑞, 𤮄, 𤮘, 𥗌, 𥗩, 𥗳)

  1. a brick (hardened block used for building)
  2. (by extension) a tile (mostly rectangular shaped sheet of ceramic or fired clay to cover surfaces)
    gạch lát nền
    floor tiles
    gạch ốp tường
    wall tiles
    gạch lát hè
    pavers

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“to strike, to rule”; SV: hoạch).

Verb[edit]

gạch

  1. to draw a line, especially over text to delete it

Noun[edit]

gạch

  1. any punctuation mark that is a line; a hyphen, a dash, a slash, etc.