thương

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See also: thưởng and thường

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from

Noun[edit]

thương

  1. long-handled spear

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, 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. (dialectal, Southern dialects, colloquial, euphemistic, romantically) to love
Synonyms[edit]
  • (to love romantically): yêu
Derived terms[edit]