Ca Li

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /kaː˧˧ l̪i˧˧/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /kaː˧˧ lɪj˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /kaː˧˥ l̻ʲɪj˧˥/

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ca-li-pho-ni-a, Ca-li-phoóc-ni-a, from English California. Compare English Cali.

Proper noun[edit]

Ca Li

  1. California.

Usage notes[edit]

Unlike in English, this shortening of the name "California" is not considered slang.