See also: 河内

ChineseEdit

river
 
inside; inner; internal
inside; inner; internal; within; interior
trad. (河內)
simp. (河内)
anagram 內河内河
 
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PronunciationEdit


Etymology 1Edit

From Vietnamese Hà Nội, from Chinese 河內. Literally inside the rivers, so named because it is located 'inside' the Red River.

Proper nounEdit

河內

  1. Hanoi, the capital city of Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

Etymology 2Edit

The commandery was established in the Han dynasty (206 BC–220 AD), and was so named on account of it being to the north of the Yellow River, however the approximate region may be attestable in pre-Qin texts (before 221 BC).

Proper nounEdit

河內

  1. (historical) Henei (region just north of the middle reaches of the Yellow River)
  2. (historical) Henei Commandery (in present day Jiaozuo, Henan)

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

Proper nounEdit

河內

  1. chữ Hán form of Hà Nội (Hanoi).

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