máy tính

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máy tính

Etymology[edit]

máy ‎(machine) +‎ tính ‎(to calculate)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

máy tính

  1. a calculator (electronic device that performs mathematical calculations)
  2. a computer (device)

Usage notes[edit]

  • This is an example of the inherent lack of a well-built technical vocabulary in Vietnamese. Colloquially, for the sake of differentiation, máy vi tính (or just vi tính) can be used seldomly to refer to "computer". More technically, máy vi tính only refers to "microcomputer".

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