quốc

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from , from Middle Chinese

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)

Noun[edit]

quốc

  1. (only in compounds) nation; state; country

Derived terms[edit]