linh mục

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Invented in Vietnam from the Chinese components (líng) “spirit” + (mù) “shepherd”.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /l̪ïŋ˧˧ muwʔk͡p̚˧ˀ˨ʔ/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /lɨ̞̠n˧˧ muwʔk͡p̚˨ˀ˨ʔ/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /l̻ʲɨ̞̠n˧˥ muwʔk͡p̚˨ˀ˧ʔ/

Noun[edit]

linh mục

  1. pastor