cái

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cái (Zhuyin ㄘㄞˊ)

  1. Pinyin reading of ,
  2. Pinyin reading of
  3. Pinyin reading of
  4. Pinyin reading of
  5. Pinyin reading of ,
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Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese ("one thing; classifier"; SV: ).

Classifier[edit]

cái

  1. indicates inanimate noun
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *-keːʔ; compare gái.

Adjective[edit]

cái

  1. (species other than the human and the bird) female
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Prefix[edit]

cái

  1. (dialectal, Northern dialects) title affix to young girls' names
    Cái Bống
    Little Bống
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