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 Úc on Vietnamese Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese word from , contracted from 澳大利 (Úc Đại Lợi), from Mandarin 澳大利亞 (Àodàlìyà, phonetically properly in Sino-Vietnamese Áo Đại Lợi Á). The reading úc (inlet) is used perhaps to avoid confusion with Áo (Austria).

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Proper nounEdit

Úc

  1. (colloquial) Australia (the country)
  2. (geography) Australia (the continent)

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AdjectiveEdit

Úc

  1. (colloquial) Australian