bánh mì

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See also: banh mi

Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

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

Noun[edit]

(classifier chiếc, , cái) bánh

  1. bread, or a similar food made of flour
    bánh mì ngọt
    sweet bread
    bánh mì kẹp thịt
    "sandwich baguette"; banh mi sandwich
    Bánh mì Sài Gòn, một ngàn một ổ!
    Saigonese banh mi, one thousand dongs a loaf!

Usage notes[edit]

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.huffingtonpost.fr/2013/04/18/banh-mi--le-sandwich-viet_n_3110030.html
  2. ^ http://www.lib.washington.edu/SouthEastAsia/vsg/elist_2009/Banh%20mi.html