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Vietnamese to English Translation

Traveling to Vietnam is an enchanting experience filled with stunning landscapes, delectable cuisine, and warm hospitality. While many Vietnamese people speak English, making an effort to communicate in their native language can enhance your travel experience and earn you smiles from locals. Here are some basic Vietnamese phrases and their English translations to help you navigate your way through this beautiful country.

Greetings and Polite Expressions:

  1. Hello! - Xin chào! (sin chow)

  2. Goodbye! - Tạm biệt! (tam byet)

  3. Thank you! - Cảm ơn! (gahm uhn)

  4. Yes - Vâng (vung)

  5. No - Không (khohng)

  6. Excuse me/Sorry - Xin lỗi (sin loy)

Basic Questions:

  1. What is your name? - Bạn tên là gì? (bahn ten la zee?)

  2. How are you? - Bạn khỏe không? (bahn khweh khohng?)

  3. Where is...? - ...Ở đâu? (uh dow?)

  4. How much is this? - Cái này bao nhiêu tiền? (kai nay bao nyew tee-en?)

  5. Do you speak English? - Bạn có nói tiếng Anh không? (bahn koh noy tee-eng ahn khohng?)

Directions and Transportation:

  1. I'm lost. Can you help me? - Tôi bị lạc. Bạn có thể giúp tôi không? (toy bee lak. bahn koh teh zoop toy khohng?)

  2. Where is the...? - ...Ở đâu? (uh dow?)

  • Hotel - Khách sạn (khahch san)

  • Bus station - Bến xe buýt (ben se bweat)

  • Airport - Sân bay (sahn bahy)

  • Market - Chợ (cho)

  1. Left/Right/Straight - Trái/Phải/Thẳng (trai/phaai/thang)

Food and Dining:

  1. Menu, please. - Xin thực đơn. (sin took don)

  2. I'm vegetarian. - Tôi ăn chay. (toy an chay)

  3. Water - Nước (noo-uhk)

  4. Rice - Cơm (gawm)

  5. Noodles - Mì (mee)

  6. Delicious - Ngon (ngon)

Emergency Phrases:

  1. Help! - Cứu mạng! (kyoo mahng)

  2. I need a doctor. - Tôi cần gặp bác sĩ. (toy kahn gap bahk si)

Cultural Expressions:

  1. Cheers! (when toasting) - Chúc sức khỏe! (chook s[oo]k kweh)

  2. Nice to meet you. - Rất vui được gặp bạn. (rat vooi dook gap bahn)

These basic Vietnamese phrases will go a long way in helping you connect with locals and navigate through Vietnam with ease. Remember, the effort to speak their language is often appreciated, even if you don't get it perfect. So, embrace the opportunity to immerse yourself in this fascinating culture and create unforgettable memories in Vietnam!

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