thụ

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See also: thu, thư, and thứ

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from , from Middle Chinese (dzyuH).

Noun[edit]

thụ

  1. (only in Sino-Vietnamese compounds) a tree
    cổ thụ
    an old tree

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Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“to receive”), from Middle Chinese (dzyuwX).

Verb[edit]

thụ

  1. (only in compounds) to receive
    thụ hưởng
    to inherit
    hưởng thụ
    to enjoy
  2. (zoology, botany, of a male organism or its reproductive parts, only in compounds) to give something to fertilize
    thụ tinh
    to fertilize with semen
    thụ phấn
    to fertilize with pollen

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