See also: khua, khựa, and kʰua¹

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (saw; to saw off, SV: cứ). Related to cứa, cưa.

VerbEdit

khứa

  1. (Central Vietnam, Southern Vietnam) to cut little by little; to saw off
    Synonym: cứa

NounEdit

khứa

  1. (Southern Vietnam) cut; slice; piece from cutting
  2. (Central Vietnam) sawtooth

Etymology 2Edit

Compare khá, khớ.

AdjectiveEdit

khứa

  1. (archaic, Southern Vietnam) moderate; fair; average
  2. (archaic, Southern Vietnam) a lot of; much; considerable

Etymology 3Edit

PronounEdit

khứa

  1. (Central Vietnam, Southern Vietnam, derogatory) he; that bloke
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Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

khứa

  1. (Central Vietnam) guests
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