河內

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See also: 河内

Chinese[edit]

river
 
inside; inner; internal
inside; inner; internal; within; interior
trad. (河內)
simp. (河内)
anagram 內河内河
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Pronunciation[edit]


Etymology 1[edit]

From Vietnamese Hà Nội, from Chinese 河內. Literally the inside of river, so named because it is located 'inside' of the Red River.

Proper noun[edit]

河內

  1. Hanoi

Etymology 2[edit]

The commandery was established in the Han dynasty (206 BC–220 AD), and was so named on account of it being to the north of the Yellow River, however the approximate region may be attestable in pre-Qin texts (before 221 BC).

Proper noun[edit]

河內

  1. (historical) Henei (region just north of the middle reaches of the Yellow River)
  2. (historical) Henei Commandery (in present day Jiaozuo, Henan)

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Proper noun[edit]

河內

  1. Hán tự form of Hà Nội (Hanoi).