VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“guest; visitor”), from Proto-Vietic *kʰɛːk (visitor)

NounEdit

khách ()

  1. visitor, guest
  2. customer
    Cửa hàng đông khách.
    The restaurant was crowded.
  3. passenger
    khách đi tàu
    passengers of a ship
  4. (dated) celebrity
  5. (dated, informal) Sino-Vietnamese (ethnic Chinese in Vietnam)
    Chú ăn ở một hiệu khách.
    He ate at a Chinese restaurant.
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Derived terms

Etymology 2Edit

Onomatopoeic, after the bird's call "khách khách".

NounEdit

(classifier con) khách

  1. (onomatopoeia) treepie
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