nguyên

See also: Nguyễn

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese, from ("first")

PronunciationEdit

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /ŋwiɜn˧˧/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /ŋwiɜŋ˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /(ŋ)wiɜŋ˧˥/

AdjectiveEdit

nguyên

  1. original, intact, brand new, entire, unbroken

AdjectiveEdit

nguyên

  1. former, ex

NounEdit

nguyên

  1. plaintiff

NounEdit

nguyên

  1. cloud

Derived termsEdit

  • đa nguyên (polygenetic)
  • lai nguyên (source)
  • nguyên âm (vowel)
  • nguyên đơn (plaintiff)
  • nguyên tử (atom)
  • tài nguyên (resources)
  • Tây Nguyên (Central Highlands)
  • y nguyên (intact, unchanged)

Last modified on 7 April 2014, at 21:52