Southern Vietnamese

Resources and vocabulary

References Vietnamese typography Vietnamese phonology - see comparison of initials Slang chời ơi - Oh man biết chết liền - know die immediately hên xui - bad luck (said when dealing with uncertainty: you don’t know if I did well in that exam) bó tay - give up (I/you give up, lost cause) cũng thường thôi - it’s OK Magic words Buồn Sad Ticklish Feel like [doing] something Feel like… cười - to laugh buồn cười - funny ngủ - to sleep buồn ngủ - sleepy nôn - to be sick buồn nôn - nauseous tè - to pee buồn tè - bursting (for a pee) ị - to poop buồn ị - bursting (for a poop) Single letter words See TVO [Read More]