Sino-Vietnamese word from 狐狸 (“fox”), shortened from Chinese 狐狸精 (hồ li tinh, “huli jing”, literally “fox spirit”). The most well-known of this kind is a fictitious counterpart of Daji, a female one that allured King Zhou of Shang into a reign of cruelty.
- (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [ho˨˩ li˧˧]
- (Huế) IPA(key): [how˦˩ lɪj˧˧]
- (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [how˨˩ lɪj˧˧]