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VietnameseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • nhăm (northern Vietnam)

EtymologyEdit

Alteration of năm

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

lăm (𠄻)

  1. (cardinal, only in compounds) five
    mười lăm
    fifteen
    hai (mươi) lăm
    twenty-five

Usage notesEdit

  • This form is only used in compounds to indicate numbers over ten that end with five, except for 05-ending numbers (such as 105, 2005). This is probably to avoid confusion with năm with the sense "year".