kiết

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *[t]kiit ~ [t]kiət (dysentery). Cognate with Mon ထကိတ် (həkit, dysentery).

Noun[edit]

kiết

  1. (pathology) dysentery
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Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“poor”).

Adjective[edit]

kiết

  1. poor, short of money, penniless
  2. stingy, miserly
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