See also: thức and Thục

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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