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14:21 Nov 4, 2007
English to Vietnamese translations [Non-PRO]
Names (personal, company)
English term or phrase: Daniel
I am wondering what the Vietnamese translation of the name Daniel would be?
Stephen Brooks
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Summary of answers provided
5 +11;2;3
Chinh Chu
5Đại Nhã
Linh Nguyen
5Tiên tri Daniel/Ngôn sứ Daniel
Nguyen Dieu
4Đan
Shane Wall


  

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daniel
Đại Nhã


Explanation:
The name for a man only. Just for reference! It's matter of style.

Linh Nguyen
Vietnam
Local time: 13:50
Native speaker of: Native in VietnameseVietnamese
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daniel
1;2;3


Explanation:
According to Lac Viet Dictionary:

1) a prophet mentioned in the Bible. (nhà tiên tri)
2) a prophet (nhà tiên tri)
3) a sagacious man with upright judge (người khôn ngoan minh mẫn)


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Note added at 8 hrs (2007-11-04 22:27:57 GMT)
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thus for a name it can be : "Anh Minh"

Chinh Chu
Local time: 13:50
Native speaker of: Native in VietnameseVietnamese

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agree  thaobinh: Bổ sung thêm: Người Công minh
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daniel
Tiên tri Daniel/Ngôn sứ Daniel


Explanation:
Tiên tri Daniel là người thường được nói đến trong kinh thánh Cựu Ước.


    Reference: http://www.thanhlinh.net/thanhthan/sach/GioanPhaolo2/33_TLLa...
Nguyen Dieu
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daniel
Đan


Explanation:
If an abbreviation/nickname is okay and you don't want a biblical explanation as a name, then you can use "Đan". It exists as a name in Vietnamese and is a verb meaning to "knit"; "weave"; or "make".

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Shane Wall
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