tớ

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Vietnamese (tớ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tớ (, , )

  1. servant
    đầy tớ
    a servant
    tôi tớ
    servants

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Pronoun[edit]

tớ (, , )

  1. (familiar) I; me

Usage notes[edit]

  • This term is used when speaking to a fairly younger person, or to a person of the same age as the speaker (especially their close friend), or affectionately to one's own spouse. It is considered more polite or less derogatory than tao. The second person singular counterpart is cậu.