Last modified on 7 April 2014, at 21:49

ngoại

See also: ngoai, ngoái, ngoài, and ngoải

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese, from ("outside"). Compare ngoài.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /ŋwaːj˧ˀ˨ʔ/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /ŋwaːj˨ˀ˨ʔ/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /(ŋ)waːj˨ˀ˧ʔ/

NounEdit

ngoại

  1. (in compounds, 外-) outside, exterior
    ngoại tình (外情) - adultery
    ngoại cảm (外感) - the sixth sense
    ngoại giao (外交) - diplomacy
  2. maternal grandparent

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