See also: truck, truc, truć, trực, trục, and truç

Vietnamese edit

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Etymology edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (bamboo).

This is an instance of semantic narrowing or alteration sometimes occurs with Sino-Vietnamese items. Compare also hồng (pink), from (red).

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Noun edit

(classifier cây) trúc

  1. a member of the genus of bamboo, Phyllostachys
    Trúc xinh, trúc mọc đầu đình. Em xinh, em đứng một mình cũng xinh.
    Cute bamboo grows in front of the village portal. You're cute, too, but you're already cute by yourself.

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