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See also: ngoài

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VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“outside”). Doublet of ngoài.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

ngoại

  1. (rare) Synonym of ngoài (except for)

AdjectiveEdit

ngoại

  1. related to the mother's side of the family
    bên ngoại
    (people on) one's mother's side of the family
    bà ngoại
    a maternal grandmother
    quê ngoại
    mother's birthplace

NounEdit

ngoại

  1. (Southern Vietnam, used as a kinship "pronoun") maternal grandparent
    Ngoại ơi! Con đến rồi nè!
    Grandpa/Grandma! I'm here!

Derived termsEdit

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