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VietnameseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese word from 登記 (“to register”)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

đăng

  1. to register (to enter into a register)
  2. to enroll

Usage notesEdit

The word đăng kí has negative connotations among Overseas Vietnamese communities, as the word is associated with reeducation camp forced registration drives following the Vietnam War.[1] An alternative is ghi danh.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pratt, Timothy (2012-10-18), “More Asian Immigrants Are Finding Ballots in Their Native Tongue”, in The New York Times[1], The New York Times Company, retrieved 2013-10-08