See also: tran, trán, trăn, trận, Trần, and Tran

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

NounEdit

trần

  1. (only in compounds) dust
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Etymology 2Edit

Short for thừa trần (承塵, “ceiling”).

NounEdit

trần

  1. ceiling
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Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

VerbEdit

trần

  1. (only in compounds) to exhibit, to display
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Etymology 4Edit

From Middle Vietnamese tlần.

AdjectiveEdit

trần

  1. (literary) bare
    đôi chân trần
    bare feet
    bờ vai trần
    bare shoulders
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AdverbEdit

trần

  1. (only in compounds, only in fixed expressions) without anything covering the torso; shirtlessly
    cởi trần
    to take off one's shirt and stay shirtless
    đánh trần / ở trần
    to be shirtless
  2. (only in compounds, only in fixed expressions, euphemistic) without any clothes covering the body; nakedly

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