chuyên

See also: chuyến, chuyển, and chuyện

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“to specialise in, to be expert in”).

VerbEdit

chuyên

  1. to specialise in; to be expert in

AdjectiveEdit

chuyên

  1. diligent; assiduous

Etymology 2Edit

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

VerbEdit

chuyên

  1. to decant (tea) (from a big cup into a smaller one, using the traditional method)
  2. to transfer from hand to hand; to pass by hand