trái tim

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

trái (classifier) +‎ tim (heart).

The form lái tim is also attested, for example, in Địa cầu vạn vật luận (1920), and in the name nhà thờ Lái Tim (the Church of [Jesus'] Heart) in Nam Định province, now usually called nhà thờ Trái Tim.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

trái tim

  1. (literary) heart (as seat of emotions)