2. a monetary unit in Vietnam.
3. a proper surname for a male, used in the Chinese and Vietnamese languages and maybe other tongues spoken in the Orient.
2. Raymond Slate bought a rug from a street vendor in Ho Chi Minh City for 60 dong.
3. The instructor in a college Computer Science
class introduced himself as "Professor Dong Chi-Zeng". He wrote on the blackboard his surname in huge letters: DONG. He said, "You can just call me 'Dong'". He went on to state that he got his degree at the University of Taipei and so on. Bryan whispered to Dan, "I don't care if that is a common Chinese name, I ain't gonna call him a DONG!"
4. I told my Vietnamese friend in college that the word "din" means "clamor", "racket" and "noise" in English (in Vietnamese "din" means "stupid"). He really got a big laugh when Ralph told him that in English "dong" is a slang word for "penis".
Vietnamese money unit.