tên

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See also: ten, Ten, TEN, tén, tèn, and -ten

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Noun[edit]

(classifier cái) tên (𥏍, 𠸜, 𠸛)

  1. given name
    Tôi tên Vân. / Tên tôi Vân.
    My name is Vân.
  2. (by extension) name
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tên

  1. (informal, derogatory) person
    Băng đó có tám tên.
    There are eight people in that gang.

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“arrow”; SV: tiễn).

Noun[edit]

tên (, , 𥏋, 𢏡, 𥏌)

  1. (archery) arrow
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