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(classifier con) đòi ()

  1. (obsolete, historical) maid; maidservant; abigail
    con đòia maidservant
    • 15th century, Nguyễn Trãi, “首尾吟 Thủ vĩ ngâm (A Dity of Head and Tail)”, in Quốc âm thi tập (國音詩集):
      遁楊埃眷
      Con đòi trốn, dường ai quyến.
      The maid fled; meseems someone had enticed her.

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Adjective edit

đòi ()

  1. (obsolete) many, all
    • Late 15th century, Tao Đàn nhị thập bát tú (Twenty-Eight Mansions of Tao Đàn), Hồng Đức Quốc Âm thi tập (Collection of Poem in the Nation's Language), folio 69b
      唯唯㝹郡𦛌𦚐
      Dói dói đòi nau quặn ruột rà.
      Sharp and keen are the guts' many twistings and writhings.

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Verb edit

đòi (𠾕)

  1. to claim back, to demand, to ask, to require
  2. to summon, to subpoena

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