Definitions for vietnameseviˌɛt nɑˈmiz, -ˈmis, -nə-, ˌvyɛt-, ˌvi ɪt-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Vi•et•nam•eseviˌɛt nɑˈmiz, -ˈmis, -nə-, ˌvyɛt-, ˌvi ɪt-(n.; adj.)(pl.)-ese

  1. (n.)a native or inhabitant of Vietnam.

  2. a member of the dominant ethnic group of Vietnam, living mainly in the lowland parts of the country.

    Category: Peoples

  3. the Austroasiatic language of this ethnic group: the official language of Vietnam.

    Category: Peoples

  4. (adj.)of or pertaining to Vietnam, its inhabitants, or the language Vietnamese.

    Category: Peoples

Origin of Vietnamese:

1945–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Vietnamese, Annamese(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Vietnam

  2. Vietnamese, Annamese, Annamite(adj)

    the Mon-Khmer language spoken in Vietnam

  3. Vietnamese(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Vietnam or its people or its language

    "the Vietnamese countryside"; the Vietnamese tones"; "Vietnamese boat people"

Wiktionary

  1. Vietnamese(Noun)

    Inhabitant of Vietnam, person of Vietnamese descent.

  2. Vietnamese(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to Vietnam.

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