- of or relating to Annam, its people, or their language.
- a native of Annam.
- former name of the language Vietnamese.
Origin of Annamese
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It gives the Chinese characters with their pronunciation in Chinese and Annamese.
They are taller, more muscular, and more supple than the Annamese.
The Annamese mandarin must be acquainted with Chinese, since he writes in Chinese characters.
Though fond of ease the Annamese are more industrious than the neighbouring peoples.
The men are taller and more muscular than the Siamese and Annamese, while the women are small and inclined to stoutness.
- of or relating to Annam
- a former word for Vietnamese
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