VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

For the Budddhist sense of "to help passing through difficulties", compare also đò (boat), derived from Chinese (to cross), which is a derivate of (to pass; to go over).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

độ

  1. (unit) degree
    động đất mạnh 7 độ Rích-tean earthquake of magnitude 7
  2. (colloquial) degree Celsius
  3. (colloquial) diopter

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VerbEdit

độ

  1. (Buddhism and humorous) to help one passing through their obstacles; to save from difficulties
    Số gì hên thế, ai độ cho không biết nữa.
    Whose blessing did this guy receive to be this lucky?
    Trời độ.
    God helped him.