giải

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See also: giai

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier con) giải (, , )

  1. giant tortoise living in deep freshwater pools

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

giải (, 𦃿, 𦄂)

  1. prize; award
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

giải

  1. (Northern Vietnam) Alternative form of trải (to spread out; to lay out)

Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Verb[edit]

giải

  1. to relieve; to alleviate; to break down; to release; to liberate; to free; to raise (a seige)
  2. (mathematics) to solve (a mathematics problem); to answer
  3. Short for đi giải (to relieve oneself; to pass water).
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Etymology 5[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (SV: giái).

Verb[edit]

giải

  1. to deliver (criminal); to conduct under escort; to transport under guard
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