See also: mau, Mau, MAU, màu, mẫu, Mậu, ma'u, and mau-

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máu

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Vietnamese (mấu, máu), (mấu, máu), 𧖰 (mấu, máu), 𧖱 (mấu, máu), from Proto-Vietic *t-muːʔ (sap).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

máu (, , 𧖰, 𧖱)

  1. blood (vital liquid flowing in animal bodies)
    giọt máua drop of blood / a biological child
    giận sôi máuto be so angry that it feels like one's blood is boiling
  2. (of a person) an inherent trait
    Thằng đó có máu dê.
    That guy is a pervert.
    nổi máu điênto suddenly go nuts
  3. (colloquial, video games) health

VerbEdit

máu (, , 𧖰, 𧖱)

  1. (colloquial, informal) to want something very badly
    Đừng có máu. Tao không cho đâu.
    Don't get too excited. I won't give it to you.

See alsoEdit

Derived terms
  • huyết