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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with Tho [Cuối Chăm] /həː¹/.

Verb[edit]

(, 𤏤, 𪹣)

  1. (transitive) to dry or warm up (something) over or near a heat source

Etymology 2[edit]

Interjection[edit]

  1. (especially Central Vietnam) huh
    Synonym: ơ
  2. (especially Central Vietnam) what the
    Synonyms: ơ, ơ hay, ô hay
    Hơ? Mi mần chi rứa?
    What do you think you're doing?
Usage notes[edit]
  • Used as an expression of surprise, or even dismay, similarly to Japanese (e).