xế

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See also: xẻ, xe, Xe, XE, , , and

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Perhaps from tài xế (driver), influenced by xe (vehicle).

Noun[edit]

xế

  1. (Central Vietnam, Southern Vietnam, slang) wheeled vehicle
    Synonym: xe
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly a non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (inclined, SV: ).

Verb[edit]

xế

  1. (of the sun, moon) to be sinking; to be on the wane; to decline
  2. to be oblique; to lie obliquely; to incline

Noun[edit]

xế

  1. (Southern Vietnam) early afternoon, about 2–3 pm

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

xế

  1. (Southern Vietnam) ill-mannered; unruly