(Re)Collecting the Vietnam War

1620s-40s - Alexandre de Rhodes invents the quốc ngữ, a method of writing the Vietnamese language in Roman script

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1620s-40s - Alexandre de Rhodes invents the quốc ngữ, a method of writing the Vietnamese language in Roman script

Description

Alexandre de Rhodes, a French missionary and scholar, invents the quốc ngữ, a method of writing the Vietnamese language in Roman script, instead of the traditional Chinese characters. The quốc ngữ continues to be used today.

Date

1620-01-01/1649-12-31

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“1620s-40s - Alexandre de Rhodes invents the quốc ngữ, a method of writing the Vietnamese language in Roman script,” (Re)Collecting the Vietnam War, accessed October 24, 2018, http://vietnamwar.neatline-uva.org/items/show/7.