See also: vien, viền, Viên, and viện

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

SuffixEdit

viên

  1. member
    tổ viêna student member of a class's subdivision

ClassifierEdit

viên

  1. (historical) indicates government workers

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

NounEdit

viên

  1. (only in compounds) garden, park

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (SV: hoàn).

ClassifierEdit

viên

  1. classifier for small solid things, round or not, that can be held with one hand, such as pills, bullets, bricks, tiles, etc.

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

viên

  1. to round off; to make round; to ball up