đăng kí

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Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from 登記 (“to register”)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

đăng

  1. to register (to enter into a register)
  2. to enroll

Usage notes[edit]

The word đăng kí has negative connotations among Overseas Vietnamese communities, as the word is associated with reeducation camp forced registration drives following the Vietnam War.[1] An alternative is ghi danh.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Pratt, Timothy (2012-10-18), “More Asian Immigrants Are Finding Ballots in Their Native Tongue”, in The New York Times[1], The New York Times Company, retrieved 2013-10-08