- 1 How do you say common phrases in Vietnamese?
- 2 How do you cheers in Vietnamese?
- 3 How do you end a letter in Vietnamese?
- 4 How do I learn Vietnamese phrases?
- 5 How do you say swear words in Vietnamese?
- 6 What is kampai Korean?
- 7 What do Vietnamese say before they eat?
- 8 Do you bow in Vietnam?
- 9 What do Vietnamese numbers look like?
- 10 How do you address an email to Vietnamese?
How do you say common phrases in Vietnamese?
Common Vietnamese phrases and greetings
- Xin chào (Sin chow) – Hello.
- Cho tôi hỏi (Cho toy hoi) – Excuse me/May I ask.
- Dạ/Không (Dza/Kong) – Yes/No.
- Cảm ơn (cam on) – Thank you.
- Không, cảm ơn (Kong, cam on) – No, thank you!
- Xin lỗi (Xin loy) – I’m sorry.
- Bạn khỏe không? (Ban kwae kong) – How are you?
- Tôi khỏe, cảm ơn.
How do you cheers in Vietnamese?
“Một – Hai – Ba – dzô” (means “one – two – three – drink”) – it’s the way Vietnamese people say “cheers” at the drinking tables.
How do you end a letter in Vietnamese?
Signing off “Kính thư/Trân trọng/Thân ái” in formal writing or “Thân” in informal writing. In some cases, you can even see email signing off with salutations in English like “Best regards” and “Regards”, even though the rest of the email can be written in Vietnamese.
How do I learn Vietnamese phrases?
Basic Vietnamese phrases for greetings.
- How are you? = Ban Khoe Khong (Ban Kwe Khom)
- Thank you = Cam on (kahm uhn)
- Sorry = Xin Loi (Sin Loy)
- No Problem = Khong co gi (Khong koh zi)
- Goodbye = Tam Biet (Tarm Byeet)
- No, Thank You! = Khong!
- Can you speak English? = Ban noi tieng anh duoc khong? (
- How old are you? =
How do you say swear words in Vietnamese?
Vulgar/Extremely Insulting Terms:
- đụ/đù – / ɗu˨ / or / ɗu˨˩ /
- cặc- / kα˩˧k /
- lồn- / lo˨˩n /
- đĩ- / ɗi˧˥ˀ /
- quần què- / kwɜ˩n kwe˩ /
- đéo- / ɗɛu̯˥ /
- vãi- / vaĭ˥ˀ /
- cứt- / kɨ˥t /
What is kampai Korean?
건배 is the most frequently used Korean word for cheers. Interestingly, this Korean word 건배 is very similar to Chinese word, 干杯(Ganbei), and Japanese word, 乾杯 (Kanpai), which they both mean “cheers.” You can use this word 건배 with Koreans whether they are older or younger than you are.
What do Vietnamese say before they eat?
During a meal, everyone can say “Xin mời” to invite each other to dig in. In a way, this is one of the many Vietnamese versions of the phrase “Bon appetit”. Specifically, children and younger individuals at the table are expected to invite everyone to eat before they can start eating.
Do you bow in Vietnam?
Bows are the traditional greeting in East Asia, particularly in Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan and Vietnam. In China, and Vietnam, shaking hands or a slight bow have become more popular than a full bow.
What do Vietnamese numbers look like?
In Vietnam, mobile phone numbers follow the format 09x-xxxxxxx or new prefixes: 03x, 05x, 07x, 08x. The first 0 is the trunk code. The next 2 digits (3x, 5x, 7x, 8x or 9y) specify the mobile phone operator.
How do you address an email to Vietnamese?
In formal situations you’d call them Mr or Ms Forename. For example, Ms Thảo (chị Thảo or cô Thảo depending who’s talking) or Mr Vũ (anh Vũ). In very formal situations you may use Ông or Bà instead, or you may include the person’s title like the late General Giáp (Đại tướng Giáp).