VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (child).

AffixEdit

tử ()

  1. a child, especially a boy or son
    Coordinate term: nữ
    tử tôndescendants
    công tửa duke's son
  2. a learned person
    Khổng Tử
    Master Kong
    Phật tửBuddhist
    sĩ tửa learned person
  3. (physics, not productive) a particle
    điện tửan electron
    quang tửa photon
    nguyên tửan atom
    phân tửa molecule

NounEdit

tử

  1. Clipping of tử số (numerator).
    Coordinate term: mẫu

See alsoEdit

Derived terms
  • con
  • Etymology 2Edit

    Sino-Vietnamese word from (death).

    VerbEdit

    tử ()

    1. (in compounds or in certain expressions) to die
      tử trậnto die in battle
      tử vì đạoto be martyred
      cửa tửdeath

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    Derived terms