nội

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“inside”)

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

nội

  1. emphasizng the mere something
    Nội việc rửa bát mày còn làm chẳng được!
    You can't even wash the mere dishes properly!

Adjective[edit]

nội

  1. belonging to the father's side of the family
    bên nội
    the paternal side (of the family)
    cháu nội
    a paternal grandchild

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

nội

  1. (Southern Vietnam, colloquial) a paternal grandparent
    Nội ơi! Để con nhổ tóc bạc cho nội nha!
    (Paternal) Grandpa/Grandma! Let me pull out your gray hair!

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