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VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Vietic *ɟiːʔ, from Old Chinese (OC *ʔsiʔ) (SV: tỉ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chị (, , )

  1. elder sister

SynonymsEdit

PronounEdit

chị (, , )

  1. you (used to address a married woman, or a slightly older woman)
  2. (familiar) I (used when speaking to a slightly younger person)
  3. (literary) she, her (used to address a married woman in her forties or younger)

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