Type Country
Scripts Виетнам(Bulgarian, Macedonian) Βιετνάμ(Greek)
Pronounced Pron. vee-eht-NAHM(English) vee-eht-NAM(English) vyeht-NAHM(English) vyeht-NAM(English) VYEHT-NAM(French)  [key·IPA]

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 November 20, 2020