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Letter from Vietnam: on language, pronouns and convention

theguardian.com
in Culture Educational & Language 363 views

A family outing in Hanoi. Photograph: Alamy On the anniversary of the death of my Hanoi-born wife’s auntie in Ho Chi Minh City, two distant branches of a family tree come together to put the Vietnamese language’s strict conventions regarding pronouns through its paces. Continue Reading

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