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VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Vietic *vɔː.

NounEdit

(classifier cái)

  1. jar (pot used to contain liquid)
    • 1957, Đoàn Giỏi, Đất rừng phương Nam, Kim Đồng publishing house, chapter 9
      Bỗng nó đặt nước xuống, thúc vào lưng tôi.
      Suddenly he put the water jar down and gave me a shove in the back.

Etymology 2Edit

Cognate with vo.

VerbEdit

  1. to crumple up
  2. to make into a ball