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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“honey”).

NounEdit

mật

  1. honey (of bees)
  2. concentrated sugarcane juice; molasses
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *kmət ~ *k(p)mat (gall); cognate with Chut [Rục] /mɨt⁸/, Semai kemat (gall bladder), Bahnar kơmăt/kơmơ̆t (gall bladder), Pacoh mít and Khmer ប្រមាត់ (prɑmŏət).

NounEdit

mật (𦟽, 𦢉)

  1. (biochemistry) bile
  2. (medicine) Short for túi mật (gall bladder).

Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“secret”).

AdjectiveEdit

mật

  1. (only in compounds) secret; confidential