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See also: , , tỉ, tị, and Tị




Etymology 1Edit

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (SV: tử). Some dictionaries (such as Thiều Chửu's) consider it as Sino-Vietnamese, but the sắc tone in is unlikely to be derived from the Middle Chinese rising tone, compared to the likely hỏi tone in tử. See also Mẹo, Thìn, Ngọ, Mùi.

Alternative formsEdit

Proper nounEdit

  1. the first Earthly Branch represented by the Rat
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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Proper nounEdit

  1. A unisex given name, a nickname
Usage notesEdit
  • This is not a "diminutive" name. The legal name of the person who bears this nickname usually has nothing to do with it, semantically or phonetically.