mất

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *ɓǝt; cognate with Arem /bʉt/. Compare also Khmer បាត់ (bat).

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Verb[edit]

mất (𠅎)

  1. to lose something
  2. (formal) to die
  3. to take (time)
    Chuyến đi phải mất một ngày.The trip takes one day.

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Particle[edit]

mất

  1. used to indicate the absence of something after the action expressed in the verb
    • 1957, Đoàn Giỏi, Đất rừng phương Nam, Kim Đồng publishing house, chapter 9
      Bầy ong hoảng hốt nối nhau bay mất không còn một con.
      The swarming bees in their panic all together flew away until not one was left.