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NounEdit

bến (𡔖, 𤅶, 𥘂)

  1. a station (place where a vehicle may stop)
    Bến xe Miền ĐôngMien Dong Coach Station
  2. a port or a wharf

Usage notesEdit

  • On land, large bến, such as Ho Chi Minh City's Mien Dong Coach Station, are stations where coaches and coach-vans used for inter-province travel can also park. Smaller bến are only specialized for numbered buses, carts and autorickshaws used for in-province travel or commute.
  • Compare ga (train station).

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