[ tet ]
/ tɛt /


the Vietnamese New Year celebration, occurring during the first seven days of the first month of the lunar calendar.

Origin of Tet

From the Vietnamese word tê´t
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/ (tɛt) /


the New Year as celebrated in Vietnam during the first seven days of the first lunar month of the year

Word Origin for Tet

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