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Sài Gòn

See also: Saigon

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EtymologyEdit

Of uncertain origin, probably from Khmer ព្រៃគរ (preykôr) or ព្រៃនគរ (preynôkôr); or from Cantonese 西貢 (sai1 gung3; tây cống, Saigon), 堤岸 (tai4 ngon6; đê ngạn, Cholon) or (caai4 ngon6; sài ngạn)

Proper nounEdit

Sài Gòn

  1. (historical) Saigon, former name of Ho Chi Minh City
  2. (colloquial) Ho Chi Minh City

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