CanelaEdit

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ko/

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Northern Jê *ŋgô (water) < Proto-Cerrado *ŋgôj’ (water) < (?) Proto-Jê *ŋgə̂₁j’ ~ *ŋgə̂₂j (water).

NounEdit

  1. water
    Me cupê jamreara.
    They had no water./There was no water for them.
    te arỳjhy jaxir.
    The water covered the rice.

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

NounEdit

  1. a paternal aunt (father's sister)

Usage notesEdit

  • In chú (paternal aunt and her husband), cậu (you girls and boys) and vợ chồng (wife and husband), the words for females always come first. In most other phrases, the words for males usually come first, except in certain poetic contexts such as mẹ cha (mum and dad) as opposed to the usual cha mẹ (dad and mum).

Derived termsEdit

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PronounEdit

  1. I/me, your paternal aunt
    Antonyms: cháu, con
  2. I/me, a woman who's (presumably) slightly younger than either of your parents
    Antonyms: cháu, con
  3. you, my paternal aunt
    Antonyms: cháu, con
  4. you, a woman who's (presumably) slightly younger than either of my parents
    Antonyms: cháu, con
  5. (familiar) you, a female who's (presumably) slightly younger than me
    Synonym: em
    Antonyms: anh, tôi
  6. (honorific) you, my young mistress, my old master's daughter
  7. (formal, chiefly in fiction or translation) you, a young adult woman
    Synonym: chị
    Antonym: tôi
  8. (unfriendly) you, my wife with whom I'm not happy
    Antonym: tôi
  9. (humorous or ironic) you, Missy or young lady
    Synonym: cô nương
    Antonym: tôi
  10. (literary) she/her, that young adult woman

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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

  1. (informal) Short for cô giáo (female teacher).

PronounEdit

  1. I/me, your older female teacher
    Antonym: em
  2. you, my older female teacher
    Antonym: em
  3. you, my or my child's female teacher who's (presumably) as old as or younger than me
    Antonym: tôi
  4. you, my child's female teacher who's (presumably) slightly older than me
    Antonym: em
  5. she/her, my/your/our female teacher

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