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trường

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /ṯɕɨ̞̠ɜŋ˨˩/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /ʈɨ̞̠ɜŋ˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /ʈɨ̞̠ɜŋ˨˩/

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Vietnamese, from ("open space")

NounEdit

trường

  1. A place – typically a large, open area – with a well-defined purpose: field
    chiến trườngbattlefield
    phi trườngairport, airfield
  2. The domain in which controversial political or societal action takes place: the public sphere.
    uy tín trên trường quốc tế — to be trusted by the international community
  3. school
    đi đến trường — to go to school
    trường học — a school (literally, a place of study)
    nhà trường — a school, schoolhouse
    trường phái — school of thought
  4. (physics) A region affected by a particular force: field.
    từ trườngmagnetic field
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Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Vietnamese, from Chinese

AdjectiveEdit

trường

  1. long (in length or time)
    trường thọ — long life
Usage notesEdit

This sense only applies in compound words. Dài and lâu are general-purpose words for "long", in the contexts of length and time, respectively.

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