Hungarian

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Etymology

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+‎ -t

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈbuːt]
  • Hyphenation: bút

Noun

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bút

  1. accusative singular of

Tày

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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Compare bốt.

Adjective

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bút

  1. (of foods) stale
    khẩu bútstale rice
    pẻng bútstale bread

Etymology 2

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Borrowed from Vietnamese bút. Doublet of pít.

Noun

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(classifier mạc) bút

  1. penholder
    bút chừnpencil
    bút lếchpenholder (made of iron)
    bút khuônquill pen
    pác bútpen's nib
    Âu mạc bút lài xư.
    Use a pen to write letters.

Etymology 3

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Verb

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bút

  1. to twirl an object inside a hole or a tube
    Synonyms: bứt, vặt, boi
    bút khỉ xuto pick one's nose

References

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  • Léopold Michel Cadière (1910) Dictionnaire Tày-Annamite-Français [Tày-Vietnamese-French Dictionary]‎[1] (in French), Hanoi: Impressions d'Extrême-Orient

Vietnamese

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Etymology

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Sino-Vietnamese word from (writing brush, pen). Doublet of viết (to write).

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Noun

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(classifier cây) bút

  1. any piece of equipment used for writing with one's hand, except chalk
    Synonym: viết
  2. (figurative, writing, journalism) someone who writes for a living, such as a professional writer, editorialist or journalist
    Ông là một trong những cây bút gạo cội của văn học Việt.
    He was one of the seasoned penmen of Vietnamese literature.

Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Tai Dam: ꪚꪴꪒ