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See also: cau, câu, cấu, cẩu, čau, cậu, and ĉaŭ

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“ball; sphere”).

NounEdit

(classifier trái, quả) cầu (, )

  1. (sports) a jianzi shuttlecock
    đá cầu
    to play jianzi
  2. (badminton) a badminton shuttlecock
  3. (sepak takraw) a ball
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

 
cầu

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“bridge”; SV: kiều).

NounEdit

(classifier cây) cầu (, )

  1. a bridge (construction or natural feature that spans a divide)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

VerbEdit

cầu

  1. to pursue; to seek
  2. to pray; to invoke

NounEdit

cầu

  1. demand (for goods, etc.)

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

cầu

  1. (Southern Vietnam) Short for nhà cầu (latrine; lavatory).
Derived termsEdit

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