bảo bối

VietnameseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese word from 寶貝 (precious shell), from Chinese 寶貝. See also Chinese 神奇寶貝 (Thần kì Bảo bối, Pokémon, literally Magical Babies).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bảo bối

  1. (uncommon) a person's very precious thing that they value the most
  2. (fiction) a magical artifact, relic, device, tool, instrument or weapon
    Tôn Ngộ Không thẳng tay tước lấy bảo bối "gậy như ý" từ Đông Hải Long Vương.
    Sun Wukong straight up took the magical weapon known as the "Compliant Staff" from the Dragon King of the East Sea.
    Harry Potter và bảo bối tử thần
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
    Đôrêmon/Doraemon dùng bảo bối thần kì để giúp Nôbita.
    Doraemon uses his gadgets to help Nobita.
  3. (uncommon, in translations from Chinese bootleg DVDs) Short for bảo bối thần kì (Pokémon).