quốc

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA: /kuɜʔk̚˧ˀ˦/
  • (Huế) IPA: /kuɜʔk̚˦˥/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA: /kuɜʔk̚˦ˀ˥/, sometimes /(ɣ)wɜʔk̚˦ˀ˥/
  • Homophone: cuốc (Northern dialects); quất (Southern dialects)

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from (“nation, country, nation-state”)

Noun[edit]

quốc

  1. (Sino-Vietnamese, only in compounds) nation; state; country
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from (“peaceful, tranquil, quiet, why”)

Noun[edit]

quốc

  1. peaceful, tranquil, quiet