vị

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (taste). Doublet of mùi (smell).

Noun[edit]

vị

  1. taste
  2. flavour
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Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (for). Doublet of . Compare also loại and loài, tự and từ, ngoại and ngoài.

Preposition[edit]

vị

  1. (rare, literary) for the sake of
    nghệ thuật vị nghệ thuậtart for art's sake
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Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Noun[edit]

vị

  1. (formal, polite, chiefly in fixed expressions, rare elsewhere) used to address a person
    quý vịsir/ma'am
    vị nàythis gentleman/lady

Classifier[edit]

vị

  1. (formal, polite) Indicates important people, such as a president (tổng thống), professor (giáo sư), general (tướng), etc.

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Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (not yet).

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Etymology 5[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (stomach).

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