bánh mì

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Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

bánh (pastry, cake, bread, dumpling, noodle, wafer, or pudding) +‎ (wheat)

A false etymology claims that bánh mì is a corruption of French pain de mie. [1]

Noun[edit]

(classifier chiếc, ) bánh

  1. bread (baked dough made from cereals)
  2. baguette
  3. sandwich

Usage note[edit]

The classifier chiếc is used in northern Vietnam, while is used in southern Vietnam. [2]

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