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VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Vietic *s-ŋaːjʔ, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *(c)ŋajʔ; cognate with Chut [Rục] /ciŋaːj³/, Thavung /səŋə̀aj⁴/, Khmer ឆ្ងាយ (chngaay) and Halang hơ'ngai.

AdjectiveEdit

ngái

  1. (Nghệ An dialect, Hà Tĩnh dialect) far
    Synonym: xa

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

ngái (phonemic reduplicative ngai ngái)

  1. having an unpleasant smell

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

(classifier cây) ngái (𣝅)

  1. (botany) Ficus hispida