thanh niên

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from 青年, composed of (grue) and (year).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

thanh niên

  1. (formal) related to the age from about 15 to 20; like a young person
    người thanh niêna young person

Pronoun[edit]

thanh niên

  1. (colloquial or humorous, men's speech) dude; mate
    Bớt đi thanh niên.
    Stop it dude.
    Thanh niên nghĩ mình là ai vậy?
    The heck does that guy think he is?

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