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ao dai

Syllabification: ao dai
Pronunciation: /ˈou ˌdī, ˈô
 
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Definition of ao dai in English:

noun (plural ao dais)

A Vietnamese woman’s long-sleeved tunic with ankle-length panels at front and back, worn over trousers.
Example sentences
  • Garbed in the traditional ao dai, young Vietnamese women seem to epitomise the charm and grace of Hue.
  • A special type of Vietnamese women's gown is the ao dai.
  • The ao dai consists of a long mandarin-collared shirt that extends to the calves, slit at both sides to the waist.

Origin

1960s: Vietnamese.

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