ngoải

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Contraction of ngoài (outside) + the demonstrative ấy (that) in the southern dialects, with the latter manifested as the hỏi tone after monosyllabification.

Pronoun[edit]

ngoải

  1. (Southern Vietnam, colloquial) that place outside; out there; outside

Etymology 2[edit]

Contraction of ngoại (maternal grandparent) + the demonstrative ấy (that) in the southern dialects, with the latter manifested as the hỏi tone after monosyllabification.

Pronoun[edit]

ngoải

  1. (Southern Vietnam, colloquial) she or he (referring to one's ông ngoại or bà ngoại)