Associations to the word «Viet»

Wiktionary

VIET, proper noun. (informal) South Vietnam, North Vietnam, or Vietnam entirely
VIET, adjective. (informal) Vietnamese
VIET CONG, proper noun. Alternative spelling of Vietcong
VIET MINH, proper noun. A Vietnamese Communist independence and nationalist movement led by Hồ Chí Minh in 1941 organized to wage a guerrilla war against the invading Imperial Japanese forces and later the French in an effort to drive colonialist powers out of Indochina.
VIET NAM, proper noun. Alternative form of Vietnam

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats