múa

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See also: mua, mùa, mưa, and mu'a

Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (SV: ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

múa (𦨂)

  1. to dance religiously or artistically by making graceful movements with your body and limbs
    múa bụng
    to belly-dance
    • 1963, Xuân Quỳnh, “Ghét [Hate]”, in Chồi biếc [Green Buds]:
      Và từ sau hôm đó
      Họ sánh bước bên nhau
      Anh cúi sát mái đầu
      Cùng người yêu anh nói:
      “Nếu anh có con gái
      Nó sẽ múa như em”
      Cô mỉm cười tiếp thêm:
      “Trai, em cho học nhạc”
      Since that day
      They’re always together
      He bows near her head
      And tells her:
      “If I have a girl
      She will dance like you”
      She smiles and follows:
      “If it’s a boy, he’ll be a musician”

See also[edit]

  • nhảy (to dance by jumping or shaking, usually recreationally at a club or party)

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