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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

NounEdit

bộ

  1. set (of something); series; pack
    bộ bàideck/pack of cards
  2. (government) ministry; department
    Bộ Giáo dục và Đào tạoMinistry of Education and Training
  3. (taxonomy) order
  4. radical (of a Chinese character)
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Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

NounEdit

bộ

  1. being on foot; walking; stepping; step
  2. being on or by land (as opposed to on water or in the air)
  3. bearing and figure; appearance; carriage; look; gait
  4. (colloquial, often pejorative) capability (judging from one's appearance)
Derived termsEdit

ParticleEdit

bộ

  1. sentence-initial question particle, is it that? do...? I bet ...
    Bộ tụi bây thấy chán lắm hay sao vậy?Do you guys just get seriously bored or what?

Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from 簿.

NounEdit

bộ

  1. (dated, in compounds) Synonym of bạ (register)
Derived termsEdit