See also: het, hét, hèt, -het, and нет

Vietnamese edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Vietic *heːt, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ʔət ~ *ʔəət (used up, finished, lacking). Cognate with Thavung hɨ́t ("all"), Bahnar ơ̆t (to hold breath, to fast), Proto-Katuic *ʔet (exhausted) (whence Kuy ʔɛt ("tired")), Mon အိုတ် (to be finished, exhausted), Khmer អត់ (ʼɑt), Pear ʔet ("not"), Sa'och ʔeːt ("all"), Riang [Lang] ʔət¹ ("to stop, to halt").

Insertion of initial *h in Vietic can also be seen in *tŋ-ʔaːm (jaw) (> Vietnamese hàm, Late Vietic), *huːɲ (to kiss) (> Vietnamese hôn), *hanʔ (he, she, it) (> Vietnamese hắn), *haːr (two) (> Vietnamese hai), *hoːj (foul-smelling) (> Vietnamese hôi), *hɔːŋʔ (river, brook), *haːŋʔ (to open (mouth)).

For the semantic relationship, compare maybe English over, over-, German alle, all.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

hết (, , 𣍊, 𱛀, 󱤰, )

  1. to finish, to end, to expire, to come to an end
    Antonym: còn

Adverb edit

hết (, , 𣍊, 𱛀, 󱤰, )

  1. all
    Làm hết bài tập chưa?
    Have you done all the homework?
  2. final particle used in negative sentences indicating a greater degree, quantity or frequency
    Em không cần ai hết. Em chỉ cần anh thôi!
    I don't need anyone at all. I only need you!

Derived terms edit

Derived terms

Interjection edit


  1. (military) over

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