IgboEdit

EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (inherent tone): IPA(key): /nɒ̙̀/

VerbEdit

nọ

  1. (of animate nouns): to be in a place.
    Ebe ka nọ?
    Where are you?
    Oke nọ n'ime ọnụ.
    There is a rat in the hole.
  2. to stay, to dwell, to sit.
    • 2019, Bịabụlụ Nsọ nʼIgbo Ndị Ugbu a, Biblica Inc., Acts 28:12:
      Anyị bịaruru obodo Sirakọs ebe anyị nọrọ ụbọchị atọ.
      We arrived at Syracuse where we stayed for three days.

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *nɔʔ ~ *nɔh (this); cognate with Temiar anoh (this), Bahnar 'nâu/'nŏu (this), Mon ဏံ (nɔˀ, this). Compare with Khmer នោះ (nuh, that)

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

nọ (,)

  1. (literary) this, that yonder

See alsoEdit

Vietnamese demonstratives
Laurence Thompson (1965), Vietnamese Grammar
Unspecified Close to the
speaker or
newly introduced
Remote,
already identified
PLACE
đ- (first register)
đâu
‘wherever’
đây
‘here’
đấy
‘there’
REFERENCE
n- (second register)
nào
‘whichever’
này
‘this’
nọ
‘that’
PROPORTION
b- (first register)
bao
‘to whatever extent’
bây
‘to this extent’
bấy
‘to that extent’
MANNER
s- (first register)
v- (second register)
sao
‘however’
vầy
‘this way’
vậy
‘that way’
Nguyễn Phú Phong (1992), “Vietnamese Demonstratives Revisited”
D
(Indefinite)
D1
(Proximal)
D2
(Medial)
D3
(Distal)
+NOM(inal) đâu
place-what
đây
place-this
đấy
place-that1
±NOM(inal) đó
(place-)that1
kia
(place-)that2
–NOM(inal) nào
what
nầy
this
nấy/ấy
that1
nọ
that2