tặc

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from . Compare giặc.

Suffix[edit]

tặc

  1. suffix for exploitative criminals
    đạo tặc
    a bandit
    sơn tặc
    a mountain-dwelling bandit
    hải tặc / thuỷ tặc
    a pirate
    lâm tặc
    an illegal forest harvester
    không tặc
    a plane hijacker
    tin tặc
    a malicious hacker
    dâm tặc
    a rapist
Derived terms[edit]
Derived terms

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

tặc

  1. to click, to clack, to make sound with the tongue
    Synonym: chặc

Usage notes[edit]

  • Mainly used in the phrase tặc lưỡi.