Nanyue - Vietnam

Vietnam

In Vietnam, the rulers of Nanyue are referred to as the Triệu Dynasty, the Vietnamese pronunciation of the surname Chinese: 趙; pinyin: Zhào. The name "Vietnam" is derived from Nam Việt (Southern Việt), the Vietnamese pronunciation of Nanyue. (However, it has also been stated that the name "Vietnam" was derived from a combination of Quảng Nam Quốc (the domain of the Nguyen Lords, from whom the Nguyen Dynasty descended) and Đại Việt (which the first emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty, Gia Long, conquered).). Peter Bellwood suggested that, ethnic Vietnamese are descended from the ancient Yuè of northern Vietnam and western Guangdong.

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