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Demonstrative pronoun 'kia'

Demonstrative pronoun 'kia'

Short explanation:

Used to refer to a noun that is further away.


noun + kia


Hãy nhìn người đàn ông kia! Anh ấy đang làm gì vậy?
Look at that man over there! What is he doing?
Bạn có thể mở cửa sổ kia được không?
Can you open that window over there?
Cái ghế kia là của bạn à?
Is that chair over there yours?
Con chó kia thích chơi với bóng.
That dog over there likes playing with a ball.

Long explanation:

In Vietnamese, 'kia' is a demonstrative pronoun which is used to refer to a noun or a person that is further away from the speaker and the listener. It's an equivalent to the English demonstrative pronouns 'that' or 'those' when the referenced object or person is far. This is commonly used in conversations to precisely indicate the position of something or someone.

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