Usage Afrikaans, Armenian, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Lao, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish
Scripts Հանոյ(Armenian) Ханой(Bulgarian) ჰანოი(Georgian) हनोई(Hindi) ハノイ(Japanese Katakana) 하노이(Korean Hangul) ຮ່າໂນຍ(Lao) Ҳаной(Tajik) ฮานอย(Thai)
Pronounced Pron. hah-NOI(Armenian, English) ha-NOI(English, German, Romanian) HAW-no-yee(Hungarian) HA-NOI(Japanese, Korean) HA NOY(Lao) KHA-noi(Polish) ha-NAWY(Thai) [key·IPA]
Other Forms FormsHanoy (Armenian, Bulgarian, Tajik)
From Vietnamese Hà Nội, which is from Sino-Vietnamese 河內 (Hà Nội). The name is derived from Chinese 河內 (Hénèi) meaning "inside the river", from 河 (hé) meaning "river" and 內 (nèi) meaning "inside, interior", so named because of the area's location within the Red River. This is the name of the capital city of Vietnam.