See also: co, , , cỏ, cọ, , cố, cổ, cớ, cờ, and cỡ



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Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .


  1. (anatomy) muscle
    co muscle contraction
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Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (machine; apparatus; device)


  1. (obsolete) aircraft; airplane


  1. related to mechanics
  2. mechanical

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Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from French cœur.


  1. (card games) hearts

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Suits in Vietnamese · hoa, chất (layout · text)
pích nhép, tép, chuồn

Etymology 4Edit

Borrowed from French queue.


(classifier cây)

  1. (billiards, snooker) a cue stick
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Etymology 5Edit

From kia.


  1. (chiefly Northern Vietnam, colloquial) it must be this way, not any other; my way or no way
    Synonym: kìa
    Không chịu đâu ! Mẹ phải đi cùng  !
    Nuh-uh! Mom must go too!
    (literally, “I'm not OK with that! Mom must go with us, and that's the only way I'll accept!”)

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  1. (historical, military) military unit consisting of 10 or 200–500 soldiers.
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