VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Vietic *vaːs (to broadcast (rice)), perhaps from Proto-Mon-Khmer *bah, *baas (to flow out). Alternatively, a non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“to broadcast; to sow”; SV: ). Compare Khmer ពាស (piəh, spreading throughout), Mon ဟး (hah, to overflow).

VerbEdit

vãi (, 𢭶)

  1. to spill (something) all over; to strew; to broadcast
  2. (of rice, seeds, etc.) to be spilled all over; to be scattered
  3. to excrete (involuntarily); to let out; to urinate or pee (by accident)
Derived termsEdit
Derived terms

AdverbEdit

vãi

  1. (slang, vulgar) extremely; fucking

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

vãi (, , 𠉜, 𫱬)

  1. middle-aged female pagoda-goer
  2. Buddhist nun
See alsoEdit