cậu

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See also: cau, cấu, câu, cầu, cẩu, čau, and ĉaŭ

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“maternal uncle”; SV: cữu).

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Noun[edit]

cậu ()

  1. a maternal uncle (mother's brother)
  2. a young male master
  3. a younger male stranger
  4. (dialectal, Central Vietnam) a father

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Pronoun[edit]

cậu ()

  1. (polite, familiar, to a peer) you

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Pronoun[edit]

cậu

  1. (non-familiar, to a younger male stranger) you

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