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VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Trung (middle) +‎ Quốc (country).

Sino-Vietnamese word from 中國.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Trung Quốc

  1. China
  2. (archaic) the self-denomination of Vietnam during Nguyễn dynasty independence period (19th century).[1]

AdjectiveEdit

Trung Quốc

  1. Chinese

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Woodside, Alexander (1988) Vietnam and the Chinese model: a comparative study of Vietnamese and Chinese government in the first half of the nineteenth century, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, page 18