thương

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See also: thưởng, thường, and Thường

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from

Noun[edit]

thương

  1. long-handled spear

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“wound; injury”)

Verb[edit]

thương

  1. (unromantically) to love
    Ba thương con vì con giống mẹ
    Mẹ thương con vì con giống ba
    Cả nhà ta cùng thương yêu nhau
    Xa là nhớ, gần nhau là cười
    Daddy loves ya 'cuz you're just like your Mommy
    Mommy loves ya 'cuz you're just like your Daddy
    And we all love each other
    We miss each other when we're apart, we smile at each other when we're together
  2. (Southern Vietnam, colloquial, euphemistic, romantically) to love
Synonyms[edit]
  • (to love romantically): yêu
Derived terms[edit]