VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

đồ (, , 𣘊)

  1. (collective) unspecified stuff or things
  2. (Southern Vietnam) Synonym of cái (the thing that is used for...; the whatsit that is used for...; -er)
    cái/đồ đánh trứng
    a whisk
    (literally, “the whatsit that's used for whisking eggs”)
  3. (by extension) belongings
  4. (by extension) clothes
    đồ tây
    suits or skirt suits

Derived termsEdit

ParticleEdit

đồ (𨢕)

  1. used with adjectives to form insults
    Đồ chó má!
    You piece of shit!
    Đồ ngu!
    You idiot!

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Vietic *doː. Cognate with Muong tồ.

VerbEdit

đồ (, )

  1. to steam (glutinous rice)
    đồ xôi
    to steam glutinous rice

Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (diagram; chart; map; picture).

VerbEdit

đồ

  1. to trace (a drawing or painting)
  2. to duplicate (a drawing or painting)

CompoundsEdit