An example of Vietnam is the country east of Cambodia.
The Soviet Union's Vietnam (the 1979-89 occupation of Afghanistan)
Origin of vietnam
- The name Vietnam or Viá»‡t Nam (IPA(key): /vjÉ™Ì€tnam/) is a variation of "Nam Viá»‡t" (å—è¶Š; pinyin: NÃ¡nyuÃ¨; literally Southern Viá»‡t), a name that can be traced back to the Trieu dynasty of the 2nd century BC. The word Viá»‡t originated as a shortened form of BÃ¡ch Viá»‡t (ç™¾è¶Š; pinyin: BÇŽiyuÃ¨), a word applied to a group of peoples then living in southern China and Vietnam.