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Particularly: “As far as I know, cognates are found only in Cuối Làng Lỡ and similar lects, and considering that these lects specifically have significant Vietnamese influence, borrowing from Vietnamese is very much possible; not much information can be retrieved from the cognate(s) either. The ⟨g⟩ is suggestive of the existence of a presyllable.”



gọi ()

  1. to call or hail
    gọi điện (thoại)to make a phone call
    gọi xe tắc xito call/hail a cab
    gọi mónto hail a waiting person and place a food order
  2. to call, name or dub
    cái gọi làthe so-called

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