bên

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“side, edge”; SV: biên).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bên

  1. side
  2. edge
  3. face

Preposition[edit]

bên

  1. Used to indicate place of action or existence.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Often used in the construction bên followed by a place noun or direction.