VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Vietic *ɓǝt; cognate with Arem bʉt.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

mất (𠅎)

  1. to lose something
  2. (formal, euphemistic) to die
    Antonym: còn
  3. to take (time)
    Chuyến đi phải mất một ngày.The trip takes one day.

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Derived terms

ParticleEdit

mất

  1. used to indicate the absence of something after the action expressed in the verb
    • 1957, Đoàn Giỏi, chapter 9, in Đất rừng phương Nam, Kim Đồng:
      Bầy ong hoảng hốt nối nhau bay mất không còn một con.
      The swarming bees in their panic all together flew away until not one was left.