See also: tach and Tach

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French tasse.

NounEdit

tách ()

  1. cup (with a handle)
    tách tràcup of tea
    mua bộ tách ấmto buy a set of cups and teapot
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Vietic *sɛːk, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *saik ~ *siək (to skin, peel); cognate with Tho [Cuối Chăm] sɛːk⁷, Old Mon snāk (two-edged sword) (modern Mon သၞာ် (hnaik, two-edged sword)), Nyaheun saːk ("to tear"). Compare also tạch.

VerbEdit

tách (𫀥)

  1. to separate, to split
    tách quả bưởi ra từng múi — to split apart the pommelo into its segments
    tách riêng từng vấn đề để xem xét — to review each issue separately
  2. to snap, to pop
    Quả đỗ phơi nổ tách một cái. — The bean popped as it was drying.
Derived termsEdit
Derived terms

ReferencesEdit

"tách" in Hồ Ngọc Đức, Free Vietnamese Dictionary Project (details)