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Sài Gòn

See also: Saigon

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /s̪aːj˨˩ ɣɔn˨˩/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /ʂaːj˧˧ ɣɔŋ˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /ʂaːj˨˩ ɣɔŋ˨˩/
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EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese, from 西貢, pronunciation probably influenced by Cantonese

Proper nounEdit

Sài Gòn

  1. Saigon (former name of Ho Chi Minh City, now used colloquially)

SynonymsEdit