Tam Vị Nhất Thể

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese word from 三位一體, composed of 三位 (three ranks) and 一體 (one body). Compare Chinese 三位一體, Japanese 三位一体 (Sanmi Ittai), Korean 삼위일체 (Samwiilche). Also Japanese 三神一体 (Sanshin Ittai, Tam Thần Nhất Thể).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [taːm˧˧ vi˧˨ʔ ɲət̚˧˦ tʰe˧˩]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [taːm˧˧ vɪj˨˩ʔ ɲək̚˦˧˥ tʰej˧˨]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [taːm˧˧ vɪj˨˩˨ ɲək̚˦˥ tʰej˨˩˦] ~ [taːm˧˧ jɪj˨˩˨ ɲək̚˦˥ tʰej˨˩˦]

Proper nounEdit

Tam Vị Nhất Thể

  1. (Christianity) the Trinity
    Synonym: Chúa Ba Ngôi
  2. (Hinduism) the Trimurti