tự

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“letter, character, word”).

Noun[edit]

tự

  1. (chiefly academic) a Chinese character
  2. (historical) a courtesy name
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Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“since, from”). Doublet of từ.

Preposition[edit]

tự

  1. (literary) since, from
    tự khi nào
    since when
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Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“self”).

Adverb[edit]

tự

  1. (before verb) by oneself; on one's own
    Để tao tự làm.
    Let me do it myself.