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VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“south”; SV: nam), perhaps based on the Quảng Nam accent. Like nam/Nam, Nôm has been used to refer to Vietnam as opposed to Bắc (North) which is China.

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AdjectiveEdit

Nôm ()

  1. (of a written record) written in Vietnamese using chữ Nôm
    bà chúa thơ Nôm
    Queen of Nôm poetry

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