trận

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See also: tran, trán, trăn, trần, Trần, and Tran

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trận

  1. (military) a battle formation
    dàn trận; bày trận; bày binh bố trận
    to arrange a battle formation
  2. a battle (general action, fight, or encounter; a combat)
    trận đánh
    a battle
  3. (sports) a match

Classifier[edit]

trận

  1. indicates events where physical harm is dealt, such as battles or beating punishments
    trận đòn
    a beating, especially that used as a punishment on children
    Hôm qua nó bị mẹ đánh một trận nhừ tử.
    His mother gave him quite a beating yesterday.
    chịu trận
    to be forced to suffer cruel treatment, such as punishment or criticism