lễ

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (ritual; ceremony; etiquette; gift). Compare lạy.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lễ

  1. (in certain expressions) bribe; offering
    mang lễ lên chùato bring offerings to the temple
  2. festival, festive day, holiday

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Verb[edit]

lễ

  1. to kowtow