truyện

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from . Doublet of chuyện, truyền, and chuyền.

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Noun[edit]

(classifier cuốn, quyển) truyện

  1. (obsolete) Synonym of chuyện (story; tale)
    Truyện Kiều
    The Tale of Kiều
  2. a storybook, usually a novel, a comic book or a graphic novel
    truyện tranh / tranh truyện
    an illustrated storybook, a comic book or a graphic novel

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