See also: chê

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

chế

  1. to pour

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

chế

  1. to mock; to parody; to ridicule
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Teochew (zê2).

NounEdit

chế

  1. (Mekong Delta) elder sister
See alsoEdit

PronounEdit

chế

  1. (Mekong Delta) Used to address, or used by, a female who is older than the other person in the conversation.
  2. (neologism, slang, humorous) Used as a general pronoun.
    Chào các chế.Hello y'all. (slang)

Etymology 4Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (to make/to manufacture).

VerbEdit

chế

  1. (only in compounds) to manufacture; to produce
Derived termsEdit