bốn

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Vietnamese[edit]

Vietnamese cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : bốn

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *poːnʔ, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *punʔ ~ *puən() ~ *pan(); cognate with Muong pổn, Khmer បួន (buən), Bahnar puăn, Pacoh poan, Mang puːn², Mon ပန် (pɔn) and Central Nicobarese [Nancowry] fōan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

bốn (, , 𦊚)

  1. four

Usage notes[edit]

  • Unlike other cardinal numbers, the ordinal phrasal expression for bốn is generally not *thứ bốn, but thứ (fourth).

See also[edit]