See also: rua, rúa, ruá, rùa, rũa, rủa, and rữa

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *raawh; cognate with Pacoh rao, Koho rao and Chut [Rục] rᵊàːw.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

rửa (𤂩, 𫼴)

  1. to wash something non-fabric and non-rice
    rửa tayto wash one's hands
    rửa bátto wash the dishes
    • 2005, Nguyễn Ngọc Tư, "Cánh đồng bất tận" chapter 2 (in Cánh đồng bất tận), Trẻ publishing house
      Nước vo cơm dùng để rửa rau, rửa rau xong dành rửa cá.
      The water from rinsing the rice was used to wash the vegetables, and after washing the vegetables for cleaning the fish.

Derived termsEdit

Derived terms

See alsoEdit

  • vo (to wash rice)
  • giặt (to wash something fabric)
  • tắm (to bathe or shower)
  • lau