gió

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See also: giò, giỏ, giỗ, giơ, giờ, and gi'o

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *k-jɔːʔ ~ *kʰjɔːʔ, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *kjaal; cognate with Chut [Rục] kəjɔː³, Arem kajɑːʔ, Pacoh cudyial, Khmer ខ្យល់ (khyɑl), Bahnar kial.

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Noun[edit]

(classifier cơn, ngọn, luồng) gió (, 𩖅, 𩙋, 𩙌, 𩙍, 𫕲, 𫖾, 𫗃, 𫗄)

  1. wind (movement of air)
    Cơn gió nào đưa anh đến đây?
    What wind blows you here?
    Cuốn theo chiều gió
    Gone with the Wind
  2. (alternative medicine) harmful elements that are believed to cause fevers, especially if the patient is exposed to a lot of wind, commonly thought of as actual harmful winds that can penetrate the body and that can be guarded against with silver-coated necklaces, wristbands or ankle bands
    Yếu mà còn ra gió.
    Don't expose yourself to the wind if you're so weak. / Don't try to do daring things if you really can't.

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