Vietnamese Word Entry

Quốc ngữ:tỉnh
Definitions:
  1. (intransitive) to be alert, to be conscious

  2. (intransitive) to awaken

  3. (intransitive) to sober up

  4. Short for tỉnh bơ ("to remain unconcerned or unfazed").


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Chinese characters used in this word

awake, be disillusioned, sober up, wake up, startle
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧㄥˇ (xǐng), ㄔㄥˊ (chéng), ㄐㄧㄥ (jīng)
Cantonese: seng2, sing1, sing2
Japanese: セイ (sei) / さ.ます (samasu)、 さ.める (sameru)
Korean: 성 (seong)
Vietnamese: tỉnh