VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Vietic *suh (nest). Compare Proto-Katuic *soh (nest) (whence Pacoh xouh (abandoned hive)).

See also .

NounEdit

tổ (, )

  1. (usually of birds or insects) a nest

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

NounEdit

tổ

  1. (of schoolchildren or workers) a group or team that is divided from a larger body merely for management
  2. the lowest subdivision of a thành phố trực thuộc tỉnh or quận, below khối

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

NounEdit

tổ

  1. ancestor; forefather
  2. forefather; patron saint; founder
    tổ nghề mộc
    the founder of woodworking

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

AdverbEdit

tổ

  1. (colloquial) only