trực

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See also: truck, truc, truć, trúc, trục, and truç

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“to take turns”). Compare (trị). See also thường trực (constant).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

trực

  1. to be on continuous duty doing tasks on demand
    trực điện thoại
    to operate phones
    Hôm nay mẹ đi trực ở trường.
    My mother is going on guard duty at school today.
    Hôm nay mẹ đi trực ở bệnh viện.
    My mother is going on nurse duty at the hospital today.
  2. Short for trực nhật.