annamite


adjective

  1. of or relating to Annam, its people, or their language.

noun, plural An·na·mese. Also An·nam·ite [anuh-mahyt] /ˈæn əˌmaɪt/.

  1. a native of Annam.
  2. former name of the language Vietnamese.

noun, plural Vi·et·nam·ese.

  1. a native or inhabitant of Vietnam.
  2. Formerly Annamese, Annamite. the language of Vietnam, of uncertain linguistic affiliation.

adjective

  1. of or relating to Vietnam or its inhabitants.

adjective

  1. of or relating to Annam

adjective, noun

  1. a former word for Vietnamese

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Vietnam, its people, or their language

noun

  1. plural -ese a native or inhabitant of Vietnam
  2. the language of Vietnam, probably related to the Mon-Khmer languages

1947, from Vietnam + -ese.

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