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Etymology edit

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

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

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Vietnam

  1. A country in Southeast Asia. Official name: Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Capital: Hanoi.
    Synonyms: (official name) Socialist Republic of Vietnam, (informal) Nam
  2. (chiefly US, colloquial) The Vietnam War.
    Synonym: (informal) Nam

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Vietnam (plural Vietnams)

  1. A long and protracted war or conflict in which the dominating foreign occupier is unable to secure a victory.
    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, performed by Dr. Dre, Death Row Records:
      Vietnam, California, back in and on a mission.
  3. (US, slang, by extension) A situation in which one cannot win.
    • 1989, Michael Goodwin, Naomi Wise, On the Edge: The Life and Times of Francis Coppola, page 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

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Etymology edit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

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Vietnam m

  1. Vietnam (a country in Southeast Asia)

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  • IPA(key): /bietnam/ [bi.et̪.nãm]
  • Rhymes: -etnam
  • Hyphenation: Vi‧et‧nam

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Vietnam inan

  1. Vietnam (a country in Southeast Asia)

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From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

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Vietnam m

  1. Vietnam (a country in Southeast Asia)

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From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

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Vietnam

  1. Vietnam (a country in Southeast Asia)

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From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

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Vietnam

  1. Vietnam (a country in Southeast Asia)

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Borrowed from Vietnamese Việt Nam.

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Vietnam m inan (related adjective vietnamský, demonym Vietnamec, female demonym Vietnamka)

  1. Vietnam (a country in Southeast Asia)

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Further reading edit

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

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From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

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Vietnam

  1. Vietnam (a country in Southeast Asia)

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Etymology edit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

Pronunciation edit

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

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Vietnam n

  1. Vietnam (a country in Southeast Asia)

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From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋie̯tnɑm/, [ˈʋie̞̯t̪n̪ɑ̝m]
  • Rhymes: -ietnɑm
  • Syllabification(key): Viet‧nam

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Vietnam

  1. Vietnam (a country in Southeast Asia)
    Vietnamin sosialistinen tasavaltaSocialist Republic of Vietnam

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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
abessive Vietnamitta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Vietnam (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Vietnamini
accusative nom. Vietnamini
gen. Vietnamini
genitive Vietnamini
partitive Vietnamiani
inessive Vietnamissani
elative Vietnamistani
illative Vietnamiini
adessive Vietnamillani
ablative Vietnamiltani
allative Vietnamilleni
essive Vietnaminani
translative Vietnamikseni
abessive Vietnamittani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Vietnamisi
accusative nom. Vietnamisi
gen. Vietnamisi
genitive Vietnamisi
partitive Vietnamiasi
inessive Vietnamissasi
elative Vietnamistasi
illative Vietnamiisi
adessive Vietnamillasi
ablative Vietnamiltasi
allative Vietnamillesi
essive Vietnaminasi
translative Vietnamiksesi
abessive Vietnamittasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Vietnamimme
accusative nom. Vietnamimme
gen. Vietnamimme
genitive Vietnamimme
partitive Vietnamiamme
inessive Vietnamissamme
elative Vietnamistamme
illative Vietnamiimme
adessive Vietnamillamme
ablative Vietnamiltamme
allative Vietnamillemme
essive Vietnaminamme
translative Vietnamiksemme
abessive Vietnamittamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Vietnaminne
accusative nom. Vietnaminne
gen. Vietnaminne
genitive Vietnaminne
partitive Vietnamianne
inessive Vietnamissanne
elative Vietnamistanne
illative Vietnamiinne
adessive Vietnamillanne
ablative Vietnamiltanne
allative Vietnamillenne
essive Vietnaminanne
translative Vietnamiksenne
abessive Vietnamittanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Vietnaminsa
accusative nom. Vietnaminsa
gen. Vietnaminsa
genitive Vietnaminsa
partitive Vietnamiaan
Vietnamiansa
inessive Vietnamissaan
Vietnamissansa
elative Vietnamistaan
Vietnamistansa
illative Vietnamiinsa
adessive Vietnamillaan
Vietnamillansa
ablative Vietnamiltaan
Vietnamiltansa
allative Vietnamilleen
Vietnamillensa
essive Vietnaminaan
Vietnaminansa
translative Vietnamikseen
Vietnamiksensa
abessive Vietnamittaan
Vietnamittansa
instructive
comitative

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Borrowed from Vietnamese Việt Nam.

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Vietnam m

  1. Vietnam (a country in Southeast Asia)

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From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

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Vietnam m

  1. Vietnam (a country in Southeast Asia)

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Etymology edit

From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

Pronunciation edit

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

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Vietnam n (proper noun, genitive Vietnams or (optionally with an article) Vietnam, 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.
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)
    • 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.
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)

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

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From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

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

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Vietnam

  1. Superseded spelling of Vietnám.[1][2][3]

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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

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Unadapted borrowing from Vietnamese Việt Nam.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈvjɛt.nam/, (traditional) /vjetˈnam/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ɛtnam, (traditional) -am
  • Hyphenation: Vièt‧nam, (traditional) Viet‧nàm

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Vietnam m

  1. Vietnam (a country in Southeast Asia)

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References edit

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

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From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

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Vietnam

  1. Vietnam (a country in Southeast Asia)

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From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

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Vietnam

  1. Vietnam (a country in Southeast Asia)

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From English Vietnam, from Vietnamese Việt Nam.

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Vietnam

  1. Vietnam (a country in Southeast Asia)

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Ultimately from Vietnamese Việt Nam.

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Vietnam m inan (genitive singular Vietnamu, declension pattern of dub)

  1. Vietnam (a country in Southeast Asia)

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From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

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  • IPA(key): /bjedˈnam/ [bjeð̞ˈnãm]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -am
  • Syllabification: Viet‧nam

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Vietnam m

  1. Vietnam (a country in Southeast Asia)

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From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

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Vietnam n (genitive Vietnams)

  1. Vietnam (a country in Southeast Asia)

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From Vietnamese Việt Nam.

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Vietnam

  1. Vietnam (a country in Southeast Asia)

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