noun (plural same)
- 1A native or inhabitant of Vietnam, or a person of Vietnamese descent.More example sentences
- From the 1400s on, the Cambodians lost territory to both the Siamese and the Vietnamese.
- Thais and Vietnamese also came in large numbers and this is really where Asian Fusion cooking was born.
- They share their classrooms with Arabs, Africans and Vietnamese.
- 2The language of Vietnam, which is probably a Mon-Khmer language although much of its vocabulary is derived from Chinese.More example sentences
- He speaks five languages, Vietnamese, French, Greek, Spanish and some other obscure language.
- This person may have married an Irish person but probably still thinks in and speaks Vietnamese.
- In addition, Cambodians have borrowed words from Thai, French, Chinese, and Vietnamese.
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- Relating to Vietnam, its people, or their language.More example sentences
- We were representing a Saturday morning Vietnamese language school.
- She also famously described US ambitions as ‘imperialist’ and advised Richard Nixon to read up on Vietnamese history.
- I, for one, have no idea whether this is appropriate in Vietnamese culture or not, nor what a bishop can and cannot permit in his own diocese.
More definitions of VietnameseDefinition of Vietnamese in:
- The British & World English dictionary