tinh

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See also: tính, tình, and tỉnh

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“refined”).

Adjective[edit]

tinh

  1. (only in compounds) intelligent, clever, shrewd
  2. (only in compounds) refined, pure

Noun[edit]

tinh

  1. semen, sperm
  2. (only in compounds) wandering spirit

Adverb[edit]

tinh

  1. (only in compounds) nothing but, only

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“star”).

Noun[edit]

tinh

  1. (only in compounds) star
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Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“banner”).

Noun[edit]

tinh

  1. (only in compounds) flag, banner

Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“crystal”).

Noun[edit]

tinh

  1. (only in compounds) rock crystal, crystal
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