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See also: cay, CAY, cáy, cấy, čay, çay, and çaý

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VietnameseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (North Central Vietnam) cân
  • (North Central Vietnam) cơn

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Vietic *gəl ~ *kəl, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *(d)kər (tree; plant); cognate with Central Vietnamese cân, Muong câl, cấl. Related to cấy.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(classifier cái) cây (𣘃)

  1. tree
  2. plant

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ClassifierEdit

cây (𣘃)

  1. Indicates plants
  2. Indicates stick/rod-like objects
  3. (music) Indicates string instruments and some other types of musical instruments