người

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See also: ngươi and Người

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier con) người (, 𠊚, 𠊛)

  1. a human; a man
  2. a person; an individual
  3. a people
  4. a type of person
  5. a body

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Pronoun[edit]

người (, 𠊚, 𠊛)

  1. (literary, respectful) you
  2. (literary, respectful) he, him

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