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See also: Vị, vi, Vi, VI, .vi, , v.i., v. i., V.I., and V. I.

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VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“taste”), from Middle Chinese (mjɨjH). Doulblets include mùi (smell).

NounEdit

vị

  1. taste
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“for”). Compare . Compare also tự and từ, loại and loài.

PrepositionEdit

vị

  1. (rare, literary) for the sake of
    nghệ thuật vị nghệ thuật
    art for art's sake