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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“society, village”).

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Noun[edit]

  1. Basic rural administrative unit in Vietnam, part of a district (huyện) and often comprised of hamlets (thôn); a commune.
  2. (by extension) Any administrative unit in another country of similar size or rank.
  3. (obsolete) A male who resides in a village (làng) and has slightly higher-than-average social status; a village elder.

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