Vietnamese edit

Etymology edit

See bứt, likely originated from a North Central dialect. For pairs of plain (or in many cases, lenited) vs. aspirated initial, compare gảy vs. khảy, quấy vs. khuấy, cứa vs. khứa, bết vs. phết, bỏng vs. phỏng.

See also phắt, a variant.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit


  1. (North Central Vietnam) to take off; to pluck

Particle edit


  1. (colloquial) placed after a verb, indicating the action that should be done with
    Synonym: phắt
    Làm gì mà ngồi nhơi cả tiếng vậy, ăn phứt đi cho mau nào.
    You sure have all the time in the world just for a meal, just eat and be done with it.
    Làm phứt đi cho xong.
    Just get up and do it.