See also: chin, Chin, chỉn, and -chin

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Vietnamese cardinal numbers
 <  8 9 10  > 
    Cardinal : chín
    Ordinal : thứ chín

From Proto-Vietic *ciːnʔ, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *dciinʔ; cognates include Muong chỉn, Bahnar tơsĭn, Mang θiːn² and Bolyu ɕən⁵³.

NumeralEdit

chín (, 𠃩, 𢒂)

  1. nine

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Vietic *ciːnʔ (cooked; ripe), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ciinʔ (cooked); cognates include Muong chỉn, Khmer ឆ្អិន (chʼən), Mon စိန်, Bahnar sĭn, Pacoh chein, Mang θiːn² and Bolyu tɕin⁵³.

AdjectiveEdit

chín (, 𤒙, 𤇪, 𤇢, 𢒂)

  1. (of food) well done
    Antonym: sống
  2. (of fruit or crops) ripe
    Antonyms: xanh, non

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Derived terms