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From Proto-Vietic *kaːlʔ / *-gaːlʔ (to ask > marriage). Cognate with Muong cưởi.



cưới (𡡇, 𡣨)

  1. to marry; to wed
    cưới vợ
    to get a wife
  2. to get married
    Synonym: kết hôn
    vợ chồng mới cưới
    a newly wedded couple
  3. to get a member of one's family married
    Nhà tao cưới thằng anh tao.
    My family has had my brother married.
  4. to get someone married with one's family member
    Mẹ quý con nên mẹ mới cưới con về đấy chớ.
    I like you a lot, that's why I accepted you as my daughter-in-law.

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