Last modified on 14 April 2015, at 13:24

lăm

VietnameseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • nhăm (Northern dialects)

EtymologyEdit

Alternative form of năm

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

lăm

  1. (cardinal) 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 X05-ending numbers (such as 105, 2005). This is probably to avoid confusion with năm with the sense "year".