See also: loi, LOI, lôi, lỗi, löi, and lo'i

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Vietnamese mlời.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

lời (𠳒)

  1. word; utterances
  2. (music) words; lyrics
    lời bài hátsong lyrics
  3. (music) a verse
    lời 1verse 1; the first verse

ClassifierEdit

lời

  1. indicates utterances
    một lời hứaa promise
Derived termsEdit
Derived terms

Etymology 2Edit

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (gains, advantage, profit, merit, SV: lợi).

NounEdit

lời

  1. profit, interest

Further readingEdit