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Definition 2022


đê

đê

See also: đè, đe, đề, đế, đẻ, để, and đệ

Vietnamese

Noun

(classifier con) đê

  1. (geology) dike
Derived terms
  • đê điều

Etymology 2

Borrowing from French or Portuguese

Noun

đê

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Đ/đ.
  2. The name of the Latin-script letter D/d.
Usage notes

The letters D and d take this name if they are not treated as alphabetic letters used to represent phonemes (/z/, /j/). For example, in geometry, "point D" is called "điểm đê".

Synonyms
  • đờ (1)
  • ; dờ (2)