trừ

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See also: tru, trú, and trữ

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (to eliminate; to remove; to divide).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

trừ

  1. to exclude
    Chọn đứa nào cũng được, trừ thằng Tú (ra).
    Pick any of them you like, except for Tú.
  2. (mathematics) to subtract
  3. (agriculture) to exterminate (pests)
    thuốc trừ sâu
    pesticide

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