đệ

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See also: đe, đề, đế, đẻ, để, đè, and đê

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“ordinal marker”).

Prefix[edit]

đệ

  1. (only before Sino-Vietnamese numerals) ordinal number marker, used only to mark the generation of a person who shares their name with their parents or grandparents, equivalent to the use of I, II, III, etc. in English.

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“younger brother”).

Noun[edit]

đệ

  1. (Chinese fiction) a younger brother
  2. (slang) a henchman or minion
    Tao đéo phải đệ của mày!
    I ain't your pussy!

Pronoun[edit]

đệ

  1. (Chinese fiction) I; you (refers to the male junior among the speakers)

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