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Type Country
Pronounced Pron. vee-eht-NAHM(English)
vee-eht-NAM(English)
vyeht-NAHM(English)
vyeht-NAM(English)
VYEHT-NAM(French)
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Meaning & History

From Việt Nam, meaning "southern Yue", derived from Sino-Vietnamese (việt), referring to the Yue people, and (nam) "south". This is the name of a country in southeastern Asia.
Other Languages & CulturesYuenan(Chinese) Vietname(Portuguese) Việt Nam(Vietnamese)
Same SpellingViệt Nam
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