lăm

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Vietnamese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • nhăm (Northern dialects)

Etymology[edit]

Alternative form of năm

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

lăm

  1. (cardinal) five
    mười lăm
    fifteen
    hai (mươi) lăm
    twenty-five

Usage notes[edit]

  • This form is only used in compounds to indicate numbers over ten that end with five, except for X05-ending numbers (such as 105, 2005). This is probably to avoid confusion with năm with the sense "year".