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See also: gai, Gai, gài, gãi, gāi, gǎi, and ga'i

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VerbEdit

gái

  1. say

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VietnameseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Vietic *-keːʔ (woman; female); compare cái.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gái (𡛔)

  1. (informal) an unspecified female; females, girls, etc.
    gái đẹp
    beautiful girl
  2. (informal, colloquial) prostitute, whore

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AdjectiveEdit

gái

  1. female
  2. wife, Mrs (when used after a pronoun or noun denoting a male person)
    • 2005, Nguyễn Ngọc Tư, "Biển người mênh mông" (in Cánh đồng bất tận), Trẻ publishing house
      Phi hỏi, "Vậy bác Sáu gái đâu rồi ?"
      Phi asked, "Where did Mrs Sáu go then?"

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