thuận

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (to conform). Doublet of thuần.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

thuận

  1. (of a limb) dominant
    Antonym: nghịch
    tay thuận
    a dominant hand/arm
    thuận tay trái
    to be left-handed
  2. (mathematics, of a relationship between two variables) proportional
    Antonym: nghịch
    tỉ lệ thuận với
    to be proportional with
  3. (chemistry, of a reaction, or its direction as noted in the equation) "rightward"
    Antonym: nghịch
  4. (sometimes before nouns, of conditions) favorable
    thuận buồm xuôi gió
    smooth sailing
    (literally, “favorable sail, following wind”)
    mưa thuận gió hoà
    favorable weather
    (literally, “favorable rains, calm winds”)

VerbEdit

thuận

  1. (of people) to agree with

See alsoEdit