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

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (taste). Doublet of mùi (smell).

NounEdit

vị

  1. taste
  2. flavour
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Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (for). Doublet of . Compare also loại and loài, tự and từ, ngoại and ngoài.

PrepositionEdit

vị

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

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Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

NounEdit

vị

  1. (formal, polite, chiefly in fixed expressions, rare elsewhere) used to address a person
    quý vị
    sir/ma'am
    vị này
    this gentleman/lady

ClassifierEdit

vị

  1. (formal, polite) indicates important people
    một vị tổng thống
    a president

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