gió

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

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From Proto-Vietic *k-jɔːʔ ~ *kʰjɔːʔ, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *kjaal.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. wind (movement of air)
    Gió đã tắt.
    The wind has stopped.
    gió bắc
    north wind
    gió đou᷄
    east wind
    gió đou᷄ bắc
    northeasterly wind
    gió tây
    west wind
    gió nam
    south wind
    gió tây nam
    southwesterly wind
    cửa giàn gió
    open door
    Gió sáo᷄ giạt thuièn.
    Wind-whipped waves thrashed the boat.
    bùâm ăn gió
    wind in the sails
    Gió blúc cây.
    The wind uprooted trees.
    nơi khŏất gió
    shelter from the wind
    gió hút ꞗĕào
    inhalation
    gió thỏi ꞗĕào
    inhalation
  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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Vietnamese gió, 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. Munda cognates include Santali ᱦᱚᱭ (hôy).

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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.
    You go out into the wind even though you're weak. / 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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