viên

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See also: vien, viền, Viên, and viện

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Suffix[edit]

viên

  1. member
    tổ viên
    a student member of a class's subdivision

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Noun[edit]

viên

  1. garden, park

Etymology 3[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (SV: hoàn).

Classifier[edit]

viên

  1. classifier for small solid things, round or not, that can be held with one hand, such as pills, bullets, bricks, tiles, etc.

Verb[edit]

viên

  1. to round off; to make round; to ball up