yến

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See also: yen, Yen, yên, yeñ, and yeŋ

Vietnamese[edit]

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 yến on Vietnamese Wikipedia

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“swallow”), from Middle Chinese (ʔenH)

Noun[edit]

(classifier con) yến

  1. a swift (bird)
  2. (loosely) Synonym of én (swallow) (bird)

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from , from Middle Chinese (ʔenH)

Noun[edit]

yến

  1. (archaic) a banquet