Annamese Buddhism is only a colourless copy of Chinese Foism and has no great hold of the people.
Though fond of ease the Annamese are more industrious than the neighbouring peoples.
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.
This eastern region was occupied in the 17th century by the Annamese, who in the 18th century absorbed the western provinces.
The men are taller and more muscular than the Siamese and Annamese, while the women are small and inclined to stoutness.
The Muongs are bigger and stronger than the Annamese, their eyes often almost straight.
He tells us that, among the Annamese, 'no girl who is twelve years old and has a brother is a virgin' (p. 292).
In spite of these complex interminglings the Annamese type is very uniform (Harmand).
The Annamese people, fifteen to seventeen millions strong at the present time, is the outcome of numerous interminglings.