ngoải

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Contraction of ngoài (outside) + the demonstrative ấy (that) in the southern dialects, with the latter manifested as the hỏi tone after monosyllabification.

PronounEdit

ngoải

  1. (Southern Vietnam, colloquial) that place outside; out there; outside

Etymology 2Edit

Contraction of ngoại (maternal grandparent) + the demonstrative ấy (that) in the southern dialects, with the latter manifested as the hỏi tone after monosyllabification.

PronounEdit

ngoải

  1. (Southern Vietnam, colloquial) she or he (referring to one's ông ngoại or bà ngoại)