người Việt

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

người (human) +‎ Việt (Yue; Vietnamese).

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Noun[edit]

người Việt

  1. (historical) the Yue people, the name given by the Chinese to various ethnic groups in Southern Ancient China and modern Northern Vietnam; a Yue person
  2. (slightly literary) the Vietnamese people, the nationals of Vietnam; a Vietnamese national
  3. (rare) the Vietnamese people, also known as the Kinh people, the only major ethnic group in Vietnam, whose mother language is Vietnamese; a Kinh person

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