See also: nhu, nhú, nhủ, nhũ, and Nhữ

Vietnamese edit

Etymology edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Pronunciation edit

Particle edit


  1. like; as; comparable to; as though; as if
    ngu như lợn(as) dumb as a pig
    giống nhưidentical/comparable/similar to

Usage notes edit

  • The particle như is placed between the adjective and the second noun to form the positive form of the adjective. It constitutes the positive degree of comparison.
  • The word cũng may be used with như to emphasize similarity. The word order is: cũng + adjective + như.

Derived terms edit