điển

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See also: dien, diễn, điên, điền, and điện

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“law, canon”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

điển

  1. (only in compounds) classical book, classical example, literary allusion
  2. (only in compounds) statute, code
  3. (only in compounds) compendium

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