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Reciprocal pronoun 'nhau'

Reciprocal pronoun 'nhau'

Short explanation:

Used to express a mutual action or state between two or more people.


subject + verb + nhau


Họ yêu nhau từ cái nhìn đầu tiên.
They fell in love with each other at first sight.
Chúng ta hãy giúp đỡ nhau để hoàn thành công việc này.
Let's help each other to finish this task.
Các em hãy chia sẻ sách vở với nhau nhé!
You guys should share the books with each other!
Hai chú chó này cắn nhau suốt ngày.
These two dogs bite each other all day.

Long explanation:

The Vietnamese word 'nhau' is a reciprocal pronoun used to denote a two-way or mutual action or state between two or more individuals. It implies that the action is done by each person to the other, and vice versa. It can be roughly translated as 'each other', 'one another' or 'together' in English.

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