máu

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See also: ma'u, mau, MAU, màu, mầu, mẩu, mẫu, Mậu, and mau-

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *t-muːʔ

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

máu ‎(, , 𧖰, 𧖱)

  1. blood (vital liquid flowing in animal bodies)
    giọt máu
    a drop of blood / a biological child
  2. (of a person) an inherent trait
    Thằng đó có máu dê.
    That guy is a pervert.
    nổi máu điên
    to suddenly go nuts
  3. (colloquial, video games) health

Verb[edit]

máu ‎(, , 𧖰, 𧖱)

  1. (colloquial, informal) to want something very badly
    Đừng có máu. Tao không cho đâu.
    Don't get too excited. I won't give it to you.