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See also: ong, Ong, ONG, ống, ổng, -ong, and -öng

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For pronunciation and definitions of ông – see (“king; monarch; champion; etc.”).
(This character, ông, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

VietnameseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ông

  1. grandfather; grandpa
  2. Sir; Mr

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PronounEdit

ông

  1. you, my grandfather
    Antonyms: cháu, con
  2. (familiar) you, an old man
    Antonyms: cháu, con
  3. (formal) you, a man about 40 or older
    Antonym: tôi
  4. (informal) you, a dude
    Antonym: tôi
  5. I/me, your grandfather
    Antonyms: cháu, con
  6. (familiar) I/me, an old man
    Antonyms: cháu, con
  7. (narratology) he/him, an admirable/lovable old or deceased man

Usage notesEdit

  • For the narratological sense, frequently used to refer to renowned figures such as, for example, Albert Einstein or Alfred Nobel. Perhaps also neutrally fitting for infamous figures such as Adolf Hitler.

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ClassifierEdit

ông

  1. (literary) Indicates stars

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