gẻ

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Middle Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *k-cɛh (rag); cognate with Muong ché.

Noun[edit]

gẻ

  1. rag, dust cloth
    lếy gẻ mà ꞗá áo
    to take a rag and patch a dress with it
  2. (cloth) body (comparative viscosity, solidity, or substance)
    Ꞗóc này tốt gẻ.
    This piece of silk is full of body.
    ꞗĕải tốt gẻ
    silk full of body

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