See also: that, That, and þat

Vietnamese Edit

Etymology Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from . Doublet of thực and thiệt.

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Adjective Edit


  1. real; true; factual
    chuyện thậttrue story

Usage notes Edit

  • Thật and thực are effectively alternative readings of the same grapheme, but they are preferred in different compounds or expressions. For example, use nói thật, not *nói thực; but use thực tiễn, not *thật tiễn.

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Adverb Edit

thật (, , )

  1. actually, for real
    Là con thật!
    It's you for real!
  2. very, really

Usage notes Edit

In the sense "very", thật modifies an adjective, often reduplicating it:

chạy nhanh thật nhanh
to run very, very fast

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