Vietnamese edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (rank, grade).

Noun edit


  1. (martial arts, board games) dan
    nhất đẳng/đẳng 1
    1 dan; shodan
    Murata/Suzuki bảy/thất đẳng
    7-dan Murata/Suzuki
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Contraction of đằng + the demonstrative ấy (that) in the southern dialects, with the latter manifested as the hỏi tone after monosyllabification.

Pronoun edit


  1. (Southern Vietnam, colloquial) that side; that place; that way