khui

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

khui (, , 𢴖)

  1. to open (something) with tools; to unpack (goods)
    khui sầu riêngto open a durian fruit
    khui chai rượu vangto open a bottle of wine
  2. (figuratively) to expose; to broach; to open