Type Country
Scripts Виетнам(Bulgarian, Macedonian) Βιετνάμ(Greek)
Pronounced Pron. /vi.ɛt.ˈnɑm/(English) /vi.ɛt.ˈnæm/(English) /vjɛt.ˈnɑm/(English) /vjɛt.ˈnæm/(English) /vjɛt.nam/(French)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Việt Nam, meaning "southern Yue", derived from Sino-Vietnamese (việt), referring to the Yue people, and (nam) meaning "south". This is the name of a country in southeastern Asia.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesVijetnam(Bosnian) Yuenan(Chinese) Vijetnam(Croatian) Vietname(Portuguese) Vijetnam(Serbian) Việt Nam(Vietnamese)
Same SpellingViệt Nam


Entry updated April 23, 2024