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VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Vietic *-keːʔ (woman; female); compare gấy.

AdjectiveEdit

cấy

  1. Eye dialect spelling of cái, representing Nghệ An dialect, Hà Tĩnh dialect, Quảng Bình dialect, and Quảng Trị dialect Vietnamese.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Vietic *kəlʔ, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *(d)kər (tree; plant). Related to cây.

VerbEdit

cấy (𥝽, 𦔙)

  1. to transplant
Derived termsEdit