viết

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See also: viet, Viet, Viet., and Việt

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (to write, pen/pencil, SV: bút).

Attested as Middle Vietnamese ꞗiét, viét in the Dictionarium Annamiticum Lusitanum et Latinum (1651).

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Verb[edit]

viết (𢪏, )

  1. to write

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Noun[edit]

(classifier cây) viết

  1. (Southern Vietnam) non-chalk handheld writing instrument
    Synonym: bút
    viết chìa pencil