ngoại

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: ngoài

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“outside”). Compare ngoài.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ngoại

  1. (rare) Synonym of ngoài (except for)

Adjective[edit]

ngoại

  1. related to the mother's side of the family
    bên ngoại
    (people on) one's mother's side of the family
    bà ngoại
    a maternal grandmother
    quê ngoại
    mother's birthplace

Noun[edit]

ngoại

  1. (Southern Vietnam, used as a kinship "pronoun") maternal grandparent
    Ngoại ơi! Con đến rồi nè!
    Grandpa/Grandma! I'm here!

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]