Last modified on 7 May 2015, at 02:46

lăm

VietnameseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • nhăm (Northern dialects)

EtymologyEdit

Alternative form of năm

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

lăm (Hán tự spelling 𠄻)

  1. (cardinal, only in compounds) five
    mười lăm
    fifteen
    hai (mươi) lăm
    twenty-five

Usage notesEdit

  • This form is only used in compounds to indicate numbers over ten that end with five, except for 05-ending numbers (such as 105, 2005). This is probably to avoid confusion with năm with the sense "year".