Anh

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See also: anh, Ánh, and ảnh

Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from , contracted from Mandarin 英格蘭 (Yīnggélán, Anh Cách Lan), transcription of English England.

Adjective sense may additionally be from contraction of Mandarin 英吉利 (Yīngjílì, Anh Cát Lợi), transcription of English in a European language.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Anh

  1. A male or female given name
  2. the United Kingdom
    Anh quốc
    United Kingdom
  3. Great Britain; Britain
    Vương quốc Liên hiệp Anh và Bắc Ai-len
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  4. England
    đội tuyển bóng đá Anh
    England national football team

Adjective[edit]

Anh

  1. British
  2. English
    tiếng Anh Anh

Usage notes[edit]

  • More often than not, the average Vietnamese is not aware of the difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England. There seems to be no de facto distinguishing terms for those concepts in Vietnamese, although one may sometimes hear a Vietnamese use Anh quốc for the United Kingdom.

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