Vietnam

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English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

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Etymology[edit]

The name Vietnam or Việt Nam (IPA(key): /vjə̀tnam/) is a variation of "Nam Việt" (南越; pinyin: Nányuè; literally Southern Việt), a name that can be traced back to the Trieu dynasty of the 2nd century BC. The word Việt originated as a shortened form of Bách Việt (百越; pinyin: Bǎiyuè), a word applied to a group of peoples then living in southern China and Vietnam.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌvi.ɛtˈnɑːm/, /ˌvi.ɛtˈnæm/, /ˌvjɛtˈnɑːm/, /ˌvjɛtˈnæm/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌvi.ɛtˈnɑm/, /ˌvi.ɛtˈnæm/, /ˌvjɛtˈnɑm/, /ˌvjɛtˈnæm/, /ˌvi.ɪtˈnɑm/, /ˌvi.ɪtˈnæm/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æm, -ɑːm

Proper noun[edit]

Vietnam

  1. A country in Southeast Asia, on the east coast of the Indochina Peninsula, officially named Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
  2. The Vietnam War.

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Noun[edit]

Vietnam (plural Vietnams)

  1. A long war which a dominating foreign occupier of a place (the site of the war) cannot win.
    another Vietnam
    the Soviet Union's Vietnam (the 1979–89 occupation of Afghanistan)

See also[edit]


Asturian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Vietnam m

  1. Vietnam

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Catalan[edit]

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Vietnam m

  1. Vietnam

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Czech[edit]

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Vietnam m

  1. Vietnam

Finnish[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia fi

Proper noun[edit]

Vietnam

  1. Vietnam

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Vietnam m

  1. Vietnam

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Galician[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Vietnam m

  1. Vietnam

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German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia de

Proper noun[edit]

Vietnam n (genitive Vietnams)

  1. Vietnam

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Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia it

Proper noun[edit]

Vietnam m

  1. Vietnam

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Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Vietnam

  1. Vietnam

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia es

Proper noun[edit]

Vietnam m

  1. Vietnam

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Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Vietnam

  1. Vietnam

Turkish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Vietnam

  1. Vietnam

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