Last modified on 20 August 2014, at 19:37
See also: chuà, chuā, and chưa

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

chua

  1. Nonstandard spelling of chuā.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of chuà.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /ṯɕuɜ˧˧/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /ṯɕuɜ˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /c̻(ʷ)ɜ˧˥/

AdjectiveEdit

chua

  1. sour, acid, vinegary

Derived termsEdit