Word Origin for ngai
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How to use ngai in a sentence
What makes Ngai's discussion novel is her application of the "cute" to highbrow poetry.
Once you read Ngai's account of it, you'll see "zany" everywhere.
Characteristically, Ngai adduces two very different examples of the zany: Lucille Ball and Friedrich Nietzsche.
Indeed what's most depressing about Ngai's terms is their smallness, their triviality.
For Ngai, the zany is an aesthetic about the withering of sensibility.
The tu, of course, is non-radical, the Gudang form being ngai.Opuscula|Robert Gordon Latham
So Ko-Ngai returned home sorrowful at heart; but she kept secret all that she had heard, and told no one what she had done.Some Chinese Ghosts|Lafcadio Hearn
Natta ngai padlo ngaityarniappi; watteyernaurlo tappandi ngaityo parni tatti.
Apparently all those people, being Ngai-Tai, were of one tribal identity.The City of Auckland|John Barr
Much etiquette was observed in the method of our admission into Hoa Ngai.Intimate China|Mrs. Archibald Little