phi trường

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“to fly”) and (“field”). Compare Chinese 飛機場飞机场 (fēijīchǎng), 機場机场 (jīchǎng, “airport”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

phi trường

  1. (obsolete outside Overseas Vietnamese communities) airport, airfield

Usage notes[edit]

  • This is a South Vietnamese word that has been displaced by its northern counterpart sân bay.

Synonyms[edit]