Nguyen

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See also: nguyễn, Nguyễn, and nguyên

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Transliteration of Vietnamese Nguyễn

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nuːˈjɛn/, /nwɪn/, /wɪn/

Proper noun[edit]

Nguyen

  1. A surname​.

Usage notes[edit]

The most common pronunciation in English is quite different from that of the original Vietnamese, and from that of many who have Nguyen as their surname (see the pronunciation at Nguyễn), and could thus be considered incorrect.

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