kiến thức

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kiến = (see, observe, behold; perceive) + thức = (recognize, understand, know). Compare Japanese 見識 (けんしき, kenshiki) “wisdom, perception”, Mandarin 見識, 见识 (jiànshi) “knowledge; experience”.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /kiɜn˧ˀ˦ tʰɨ̞̠ʔk̚˧ˀ˦/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /kiɜŋ˦˥ tʰɨ̞̠ʔk̚˦˥/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /kiɜŋ˦ˀ˥ tʰɨ̞̠ʔk̚˦ˀ˥/

Noun[edit]

kiến thức

  1. knowledge, science