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VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“rhyme”; SV: vận).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vần (, )

  1. (linguistics) a rhyme
  2. (poetry) a syllable
    vần bằng
    a syllable with either the ngang or the huyền tone
    vần trắc
    a syllable with any of the other tones
  3. (colloquial, poetry) a verse
  4. (colloquial, alphabetical sorting) an initial letter

See alsoEdit

Derived terms
  • thanh; thanh mẫu
  • vận mẫu
  • AdjectiveEdit

    vần

    1. (of poetry, etc.) rhyming