Your question: Is Vietnamese A Yue?

Yue, Wade-Giles romanization Yüeh, aboriginal people of South China who in the 5th–4th century bce formed a powerful kingdom in present-day Zhejiang and Fujian provinces. The name Vietnam means “south of the Yue,” and some Chinese scholars consider the Vietnamese to be descendants of the Yue.

What does Yue mean in Vietnamese?

Firstly, the term “Yue” (越 – Việt) means: beyond, pass/ across/ over (the line, border)… In ancient Chinese, around the Zhou dynasty, that term referred to people, tribes (or land), who lived (where was located) across the southern border. By the time, that southern border was pushed further to the south.

What race is Vietnamese?

Asian: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Originally Answered: Is Vietnamese and Chinese the same thing? No. Vietnam and China are two different countries, each with its own culture and language. In the past, China ruled Vietnam for over a thousand years, and there is a great deal of Chinese influence in Vietnamese culture and society.

Does Yue mean moon?

The name Yue is primarily a gender-neutral name of Chinese origin that means Moon. More commonly used for females.

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What does Tong Yue mean?

tong yue : common measure… : tōng yuē | Definition | Mandarin Chinese Pinyin English Dictionary | Yabla Chinese.

Is Vietnam still communist?

Government of Vietnam

The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a one-party state. A new state constitution was approved in April 1992, replacing the 1975 version. The central role of the Communist Party was reasserted in all organs of government, politics and society.

What religion are the Vietnamese?


Religious group % Population 2009 % Population 2014
Vietnamese folk religion, and non-religion/atheism 81.6% 73.1%
Buddhism 7.9% 12.2%
Christianity 7.5% 6.6% 0.9% 8.4% 6.9% 1.5%

Is Vietnam a poor country?

Vietnam is now defined as a lower middle income country by the World Bank. Of the total Vietnamese population of 88 million people (2010), 13 million people still live in poverty and many others remain near poor. Poverty reduction is slowing down and inequality increasing with persistent deep pockets of poverty.

Can Vietnamese understand Chinese?

Because of the difference between Vietnamese and Chinese languages, a Vietnamese native speaker who was born in a Vietnamese family in Vietnam cannot understand nor speak Chinese as their first language. They can speak and understand Chinese as a second language if they learn Chinese.

How much of Vietnamese is Chinese?

Up to 70% Vietnamese lexicons, are borrowed from Chinese, mostly Middle Chinese. Other than that, they belong to different language family.

Are the Vietnamese smart?

Vietnamese are smarter as Whites while in SE Asia and they seem to outperform Whites here in the US from what I can tell. A recent excellent study by the Vietnamese government found an IQ of 109.9, 109.9 (!) for the urban people and 99.9 for the rural areas.

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