Tips and Things to remember Before You Go - Important Vietnam Phrases

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Important Vietnam Phrases
Pronunciations can vary within Vietnam (particularly northern vs southern). Following is the list of important and/or frequently used Vietnamese Phrases that one should remember before traveling to Vietnam:

 

English

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

Hello/Hi/
Good morning/
Good afternoon/
Good evening/
How do you do

Xin chào

seen chow

Thank you

Cảm ơn

Gahm un

Sorry

Xin lỗi

seen loy

I/ me

Tôi

toy

You

Anh/Chị

Ang (male) / chi (female)

Yes

Vâng

vung

No

Không

Khom

Good

Tốt

tote

Bad

Không tốt

khom tote

How much

Bao nhiêu

Bow nyew

Too expensive

Mắc quá

Mahk qwa

Hotel

Khách sạn

Khack san

Airport

Sân bay

San pay

Ticket

Vee ah (pronounced similarly to "yeah" in English)

Hot

Nóng

Nom

Cold

Lạnh

Lang

Coffee

Cà phê

cah feh

Hot black coffee

Cà phê đen nóng

Cah feh ten nom

Hot Coffee with milk

Cà phê sữa song

Cah feh swa nom

Iced Coffee with milk

Cà phê sữa đá

Cah feh swa dah

Tea

Trà

Chah

Oh my god

Ối giời ơi

oi zoi oi

You're welcome

Không có chi

khom go jee

You're beautiful

Cô đẹp quá

coh dep wah

Smile

Cười lên

kuy leen

bathroom

Phòng vệ sinh

fonh veah sin