ngôi

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See also: ngoi, ngói, ngõi, ngơi, ngồi, and ngợi

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ngồi (to sit). Originally probably meant "seat", which then developed into the current meanings.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ngôi (𡾵, 𠑖)

  1. kingship or emperorship
    nối ngôito inherit the throne
  2. (figuratively) a grand title; high rank; status (of great importance)
    lên ngôi hoàng đếto ascend the imperial throne
    lên ngôi vô địchto become champion
  3. (grammar) person
    ngôi thứ hai số ítsecond person singular

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ngôi ()

  1. Indicates important structures, such as houses, buildings, markets, graves and stars

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