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Re: Tieng Viet lovers club

Found something useful in one of the greatest site that teach vietnamese, and add it to my list:

1. Daily Greeting
Chao e! E khoe kg? An gi chua? Dang lam gi vay?
Hello! How are u? Eat anything already? Wat are u doing?

Other than "CHAO e", you can use:
Xin chao/Chao=Hello
Chao Buoi Sang/Chieu/Toi=Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening

Ngu day chua? An com chua? Doi bung kg?
Wake up already? Eat rice already? Are u hungry?

Em moi ngu day, anh dang lam gi?
I just woke up, what are you doing?

hom nay em the nao?
how are you today?

anh khoe
I am well.

Anh binh thuong
I m as usual, normal

con em?
And you?

Alo, e dang o dau? Dang lam gi?
Hello, where are u now? What are u doing?

o nha = at home
o khach san = in hotel
o cho = in market
o ngoai (duong) = at outside (road)
o chùa = in temple
o cho lam = at working place
o trung tâm buôn bán } in shopping centre
o trung tâm thương mại }

Lau lam khong gap
Long time no see

Cuoc song ra sao?
How’s life?

Moi viec the nao?
How is everything?

Cong viec the nao?
How is work going?

2.Wishing Good day/nite
Chuc em ngu ngon! Co giac mo dep!
Wish u good night! Have a nice dream!

Ngu som nhe!
Sleep early!

Dem nay em di ngu di...em se gap anh trong giac mo nhe
Go to sleep this will meet me in your dream

Chuc a 1 ngay moi co that nhieu niem vui, hanh phuc va gap nhieu may man
Wish u a new day have really many joys, happiness and many lucks

Toi/Dem nay= Tonight
Hom/Bữa nay= Today
bây giờ, giờ đây, hiện nay, ngày nay=Now
Ngay mai = tomorrow
Hom qua = yesterday

gio nay=this time (now)
gio do=that time

đầu tuần = begining of the week
giữa tuần = middle of the week
cuối tuần = end of the week
*Sames applies for month (tháng) or year (năm).

Bay gio la may gio?
What time is it now?

Hnay e may gio di lam?
Today what time u go to work?

May gio xong viec?
What time finish work?

khi nao/chung nao=When

4. Special Occasion greeting

1) Chuc Mung Nam Moi = Cung chúc tân xuân = Happy New Year

2) Cung hỉ phát tài = "Congratulations and be Prosperous" 恭喜发财

3) Van su nhu y = 萬事如意

4) mă đáo thành công = 马到成功

5) Tiền vô như nước = Money flow in like water


Em co nho anh kg? A nho e nhieu lam! May ngay nay kg gap em, a rat buon.
Do u miss me? I miss u alot! These few days didnt meet u, I very sad

e vẫn khoe, e cung nho a. a co khoe k?
I m still fine, I also miss u. Are u fine?

Anh Yeu Em
I love you

Anh Dien Cuong Vi Em
I'm crazy for you

Luc Nao Anh Cung Nghi Ve Em
I think about you all the time

Anh Nho Em
I miss you

Anh La Cua Em
I'm yours

Em La Doi Anh
You are my life

I will love you forever. - Anh sẽ yêu em mãi mãi.
I am yours forever. - Anh là của em mãi mãi.
I am unhappy when you're not around. - Anh rất buồn khi không có em bên cạnh.
You're my life. - Em là nguồn sống của anh.
I adore you. - Anh thương em.
You’re the only one I love - Em là người anh yêu
You're a good talker - Em nói chuyện hay qúa
I will always be here for you - Anh lúc nào cũng ở bên cạnh em
I love you with all my heart - Anh yêu em với tất cã trái tim cũa anh
It's nice to see you again - Anh rất mừng được gặp lại em

Em khong di choi voi khach - I don't go out with customer.
Em khong di khach san -I don't go hotel
Dien thoai em het pin roi-My telephone no battery.
Dien thoai em het tien roi. Khong goi cho anh duoc-My telephone no more money. cannot call you.
Anh dep trai qua-you very handsome
Anh muon tim hieu em-I want to understand you.

She ask: Sao anh ko dung ban gai?
Why you didnt sit/take gal?
I reply: Tai toi nay anh chi muon uong bia va gap em.
because tonight I only want drink beer and see you.

6. Simple Conversation
Anh khoe kg? Sao lau roi anh kg nhan tin cho em ...
How are you? Why so long already never sms for me?

khi nao anh ranh em co the gap anh kg?
when you free I can see you or not?

Em buon qua, ngu kg duoc. Chu nhat anh co di lam kg? neu kg sang chu nhat em voi anh di uong cafe
I very sad, can't sleep well. Sunday you have work? if no sunday morning we go drink coffee.

Em vua di lam ve, anh dang lam gi? Sang mai anh co muon gap em kg?
I just return from work, what are you doing? tomorrow morning you want to meet me or not?

Em di lam ve khuya qua nen kg dt cho anh
I work very late return, so no telephone you

7. Typical Fruits found in VN

Phuc Trach Sweet Polemo (Buoi Duong Phuc Trach)
Green dragon (Thanh Long) / 火龙果 / dragon pearl fruit
Mango (xoai)
Rambutan (chom chom)
Mangosteen (mang cut)
Star Apple (vu sua)
Durian (Sau Rieng)
Pineapple (Dua)
Longan (Nhan)
Thieu Litchi (Vai Thieu)
Banana (Chuoi)
Papays (Du du)
Persimmon (Hong)
Sapodilla (Hong Xiem)
Custard Apple (Mang Cau - Na)
Jackfruit (Mit)

8. List of 10 simple adverbs:

Where? - ở đâu (er dow)
What? - cái ǵ (gai ee)
When? - khi nào (kee now)
Who? - ai (I)
Why? - tại sao (tie sow)
How? - làm sao (lum sow)
Here - ở đây (er die)
There - ở đó (er door)
This - cái nầy (gai nai)
That - cái đó (gai door)
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