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This glossary covers only the words used in this textbook. For a more complete listing of Vietnamese words and phrases, please see Wiktionary.

Contents

AEdit

anh
man;
you (to a male who is the same age as the speaker)

BEdit

woman;
you (formal; to a female who is older than the speaker, or to the speaker's grandmother);
grandmother
bác
parents's older sister of brother
bạn
friend;
you (informal, but not casual; a general-purpose version; use with caution)

CEdit

cha
father
chị
you (informal; to a female who is the same age as or older than the speaker)
chim
bird
penis
con
child
you (from an adult to a child)
chó
dog
Mrs.; (formal)
aunt (father younger sister)

EEdit

em
you (to a female who is the same age as the speaker, or to a person who is younger than the speaker, such as a child)

DEdit

aunt (mother youger sister)

GEdit

chicken