See also: thức and Thục

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (SV: thật). Doublet of thật.

AdjectiveEdit

thực

  1. true, real
Usage notesEdit
  • Thật and thực are effectively alternative readings of the same word, but they are preferred in different compounds or expressions. For example, use nói thật, not *nói thực; but use thực tiễn, not *thật tiễn.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (food).

NounEdit

thực

  1. (used in compounds) food
Derived termsEdit