khoá

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Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

khoá

  1. Short for ổ khoá (lock; padlock).
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Verb[edit]

khoá

  1. to lock
  2. to turn off (tap etc.); to close

Etymology 2[edit]

Short for chìa khoá (key). Also semantic loan from English key and semantic loan from French clef.

Noun[edit]

(classifier cái) khoá

  1. Short for chìa khoá (key).
  2. Synonym of chìa (key)
  3. (cryptography) key
  4. (music) clef

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Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Noun[edit]

khoá

  1. term; course; round
  2. (archaic) Short for khoá sinh.