bạn

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Noun[edit]

(classifier người) bạn

  1. a friend, mate, buddy, ally, etc.
    bạn cùng lớp/trường/phònga class/school/roommate
    an toàn là bạn, tai nạn là thùsafety is your friend, accidents your foes

Synonyms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

bạn

  1. you (used for young person in their twenties)
    Antonym: tôi
  2. (narratology) you (used to preferring to the one experiencing the story; the reader, the viewer, etc.)
    Antonym: tôi
  3. (especially Southern Vietnam) you (used for a stranger who is roughly the same age as the speaker)
    Antonym: mình
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Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Verb[edit]

bạn

  1. (obsolete, literary) to revolt against; to oppose the higher power
    Synonym: làm phản
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