sâu

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See also: sau, Sau, SAU, sáu, său, s-au, sau-, and sa'u

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *c-ruː (deep), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ɟruuʔ ~ *ɟruh ~ *rɟuh (deep). Cognate with Nghệ An/Hà Tĩnh dialects su, Muong khu, Khmer ជ្រៅ (crɨw), Bahnar jrŭ, Pacoh chru.

Adjective[edit]

sâu (fully reduplicated form sâu sâu)

  1. deep (having its bottom far down)
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Adverb[edit]

sâu

  1. deeply

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier con) sâu (𧒇)

  1. (zoology) caterpillar
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