ngài

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See also: ngai, Ngai, ngáí, ngãi, and ngại

Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *ŋaːj, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *(m)ŋaaj (human being; person); cognate with Muong ngài.

Noun[edit]

ngài (𠊚, 𠊛, 𠏥)

  1. (dialectal, Nghệ An/Hà Tĩnh dialects) human
  2. Mr.; Sir
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

(classifier con) ngài (, 𧍋)

  1. moth
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