gái

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See also: gai, Gai, gài, gãi, gāi, gǎi, and ga'i

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gái

  1. say

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Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *-keːʔ (woman; female); compare cái.

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Noun[edit]

gái (𡛔)

  1. (informal) an unspecified female; females, girls, etc.
    gái đẹp
    beautiful girl
  2. (informal, colloquial) prostitute, whore

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Adjective[edit]

gái

  1. female
  2. wife, Mrs (when used after a pronoun or noun denoting a male person)
    • 2005, Nguyễn Ngọc Tư, "Biển người mênh mông" (in Cánh đồng bất tận), Trẻ publishing house
      Phi hỏi, "Vậy bác Sáu gái đâu rồi ?"
      Phi asked, "Where did Mrs Sáu go then?"

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