Vietnam

National flag of Vietnam

EnglishEdit

 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Vietnamese Việt Nam. Extended senses come from the Vietnam War.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /(ˈ)vjɛtˈnɑːm/, /(ˈ)vjɛtˈnæm/, /(ˈ)viːətˈnɑːm/, /(ˈ)viːətˈnæm/
  • (US) IPA(key): /(ˈ)vjɛtˈnɑm/, /(ˈ)vjɛtˈnæm/, /ˌvi.ətˈnɑm/, /ˌvi.ətˈnæm/
  • (file)
  • (US, rare, perhaps modeled on piece etc, or the South Vietnamese pronunciation) IPA(key): /(ˈ)vitˈnɑm/, /(ˈ)vitˈnæm/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːm, -æm

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam

  1. A country in Southeast Asia, on the east coast of the Indochina Peninsula, officially named Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
    Synonyms: (official name) Socialist Republic of Vietnam, (informal) Nam
  2. (chiefly US, colloquial) The Vietnam War.
    Synonym: (informal) Nam

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

Vietnam (plural Vietnams)

  1. A long war which a dominating foreign occupier of a place (the site of the war) cannot win.
    another Vietnam
    the Soviet Union's Vietnam (the 1979–89 occupation of Afghanistan)
    France's Vietnam (the Algerian War or First Indochina War)
  2. (US, slang) A place that is very dangerous, especially if afflicted by violence.
    • 1992, “187um (Deep Cover Remix)”, in Deep Cover, performed by Dr. Dre and Snoop Doggy Dogg:
      Welcome back to Vietnam, California.
    • 1992, “Rat-Tat-Tat-Tat”, in The Chronic, Death Row Records, performed by Dr. Dre:
      Vietnam, California, back in and on a mission.
  3. (US, slang, by extension) A situation in which one cannot win.
    • 1989, Michael Goodwin and Naomi Wise, On the Edge: The Life and Times of Francis Coppola, p. 195:
      Everyone was miserable, including Coppola. "It was my Vietnam," he moaned a few months later.
    • 2011, “Judy is your Viet Nam”, performed by They Might Be Giants:
      Judy is the great deceiver / Judy is your Viet Nam

See alsoEdit


AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam m

  1. Vietnam

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam m

  1. Vietnam

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Central Huasteca NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam

  1. Vietnam (a country in Asia)

Central NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam

  1. Vietnam (a country in Asia)

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam m inan

  1. Vietnam

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Vietnam in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • Vietnam in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DanishEdit

 
Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

EtymologyEdit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam

  1. Vietnam

DutchEdit

 
Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

EtymologyEdit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vjɛtˈnɑm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Viet‧nam
  • Rhymes: -ɑm

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam n

  1. Vietnam

Derived termsEdit


FinnishEdit

 
Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

EtymologyEdit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam

  1. Vietnam
    Vietnamin sosialistinen tasavaltaSocialist Republic of Vietnam

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Vietnam (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Vietnam
genitive Vietnamin
partitive Vietnamia
illative Vietnamiin
singular plural
nominative Vietnam
accusative nom. Vietnam
gen. Vietnamin
genitive Vietnamin
partitive Vietnamia
inessive Vietnamissa
elative Vietnamista
illative Vietnamiin
adessive Vietnamilla
ablative Vietnamilta
allative Vietnamille
essive Vietnamina
translative Vietnamiksi
instructive
abessive Vietnamitta
comitative
Possessive forms of Vietnam (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Vietnamini Vietnamimme
2nd person Vietnamisi Vietnaminne
3rd person Vietnaminsa

FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam m

  1. Vietnam

Derived termsEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam m

  1. Vietnam

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GermanEdit

 
German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

EtymologyEdit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vi̯ɛtˈnam/, /-ˈnaːm/, [vjɛt-], [vi.ɛt-], [ʋ-]
  • IPA(key): /virtˈnam/, [viɐ̯tˈnam] (colloquial variant; compare Serviette)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -am, -aːm

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam n (genitive Vietnam or Vietnams, plural Vietnam)

  1. Vietnam (a country in Southeast Asia)
    • 2012, Otto Nigsch, Regierung und Gouvernance: Zur Geschichte der bestehenden Ordnung, page 102:
      Dieser zweite Teil der Genfer Erklärung sah auch vor, im Juli 1956 Wahlen zur Vereinigung der beiden Vietnam durchzuführen, doch wurde dieser Teil der Verträge nicht mehr unterschrieben.
    • 2014, Heino Caesar, Commander: Ein Bericht. Buch 3, page 180:
      Es war ein blau-gelb-grüner runder Fleck im dunklen Meer unter ihnen auf 17° Nordbreite, der noch existierenden Demarkationslinie zwischen den beiden Vietnam.

Usage notesEdit

  • The plural Vietnam refers to North Vietnam (German: Nordvietnam) and South Vietnam (German: Südvietnam).

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


HungarianEdit

 
Hungarian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia hu

EtymologyEdit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈvijɛtnaːm]
  • Hyphenation: Vi‧et‧nam

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam

  1. Superseded spelling of Vietnám.[1]

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Vietnam Vietnamok
accusative Vietnamot Vietnamokat
dative Vietnamnak Vietnamoknak
instrumental Vietnammal Vietnamokkal
causal-final Vietnamért Vietnamokért
translative Vietnammá Vietnamokká
terminative Vietnamig Vietnamokig
essive-formal Vietnamként Vietnamokként
essive-modal
inessive Vietnamban Vietnamokban
superessive Vietnamon Vietnamokon
adessive Vietnamnál Vietnamoknál
illative Vietnamba Vietnamokba
sublative Vietnamra Vietnamokra
allative Vietnamhoz Vietnamokhoz
elative Vietnamból Vietnamokból
delative Vietnamról Vietnamokról
ablative Vietnamtól Vietnamoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Vietnamé Vietnamoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Vietnaméi Vietnamokéi
Possessive forms of Vietnam
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Vietnamom Vietnamjaim
2nd person sing. Vietnamod Vietnamjaid
3rd person sing. Vietnamja Vietnamjai
1st person plural Vietnamunk Vietnamjaink
2nd person plural Vietnamotok Vietnamjaitok
3rd person plural Vietnamjuk Vietnamjaik

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^  A magyar helyesírás szabályai, 12. kiadás (’The Rules of Hungarian Orthography, 12th edition’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2015. →ISBN

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

 
Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

EtymologyEdit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvjɛt.nam/, (traditional) /vjetˈnam/[1]

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam m

  1. Vietnam

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vietnam in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam

  1. Vietnam

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam

  1. Vietnam

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ScotsEdit

 
Scots Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sco

EtymologyEdit

From English Vietnam, from Vietnamese Việt Nam.

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam

  1. Vietnam

SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Vietnamese Việt Nam.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam m (genitive Vietnamu, declension pattern of dub)

  1. Vietnam (a country in Asia)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


SpanishEdit

 
Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

EtymologyEdit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bjetˈnam/, [bjet̪ˈnãm]

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam m

  1. Vietnam

Related termsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam n (genitive Vietnams)

  1. Vietnam

AnagramsEdit


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

Proper nounEdit

Vietnam

  1. Vietnam

Derived termsEdit