thế

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See also: the, thé, thè, thể, the-, and þe

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“that which is set up”).

Noun[edit]

thế

  1. position; posture
  2. condition; situation
  3. power; authority

Adverb[edit]

thế

  1. thus; so; like that
    Thế à?
    Really?
  2. final particle used in an interrogative sentence
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“to replace”).

Verb[edit]

thế

  1. to replace; to substitute
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“era; generation”).

Noun[edit]

thế

  1. era; time; generation
  2. (thế giới) world