Usage Far Eastern Mythology
Scripts 雒龍君(Vietnamese Chữ Nôm)
Pronounced Pron. LAK LOWNGM KWUN(Vietnamese) LAK LOWNGM KWUNG(Vietnamese) LAK LOWNGM WUNG(Vietnamese) [key·IPA]
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Meaning & History
From Sino-Vietnamese 雒龍君 (Lạc Long Quân) meaning "Dragon Lord of the Lạc Việt", the name of a group of ancient tribes that inhabited northern Vietnam and southern China in the 3rd century BC. In Vietnamese mythology, Lạc Long Quân is a legendary ruler and the husband of Âu Cơ. He is honoured as the father of the modern Vietnamese people.