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VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (SV: trảm).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

chém (𠛤, 𪟂, 𫥸)

  1. to slash; to chop; to cut; to behead
  2. (figuratively, colloquial) to rip off; to sell too dear
    bị chémto be ripped off

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