thâu

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Chru[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Chamic *thɔw, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taqu, from Proto-Austronesian *Caqu.

Verb[edit]

thâu

  1. to know

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

thâu

  1. Eye dialect spelling of thu, representing Southern Vietnam Vietnamese.
    ngàn/nghìn thâu/thu
    a thousand autumns; eternity

Verb[edit]

thâu

  1. Eye dialect spelling of thu, representing Southern Vietnam Vietnamese.
    thâu/thu tiền
    to collect fees/payment

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (through, SV: thấu).

Preposition[edit]

thâu

  1. (only in fixed expressions) throughout
    nhậu nhẹt thâu đêm
    to party all night long
    thâu đêm thấu ngày
    all day all night
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