南越

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From  ("south") +  ("Yue"). Qualifier "South" distinguishes this kingdom from other "Yue/Việt" tribes, eg. Minyue (闽越).

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin Nányuè
Zhuyin ㄋㄢˊ ㄩㄝˋ
IPA (key) /na̠n³⁵ ɥ̯œ⁵¹/

Proper noun[edit]

南越 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin Nányuè)

  1. Nanyue (an ancient kingdom that consisted of parts of the modern Chinese provinces of Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan and much of modern northern Vietnam)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

  1. Hán form of Nam Việt