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Type Settlement
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. hah-NOI
, ha-NOI
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Meaning & History

From Sino-Vietnamese 河內 (Hà Nội), which is derived from Chinese 河內 (Hénèi) meaning "inside the river", from 河 () meaning "river, stream" and 内 (nèi) meaning "inside", so named because of the area's location within the Red River. This is the name of the capital city of Vietnam.
Added 6/11/2020 by highexpectasians
Edited 9/12/2021 by lezginkas and highexpectasians


See Also

User submissions Hà Nội, Hanói, Hanoï