Category Archives: Vietnamese

Bear heads and stolen showers

Learned a couple of interesting words in yesterday’s Vietnamese lesson. The first is: đầu gấu Đầu [頭] means “head”, and gấu {𤠰} means “bear”, so on the face of it this means a “bear’s head”. But it’s also slang for … Continue reading

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I could be late

Learned the word for “late” in my Vietnamese class yesterday. In fact, there are two words: muộn (Nth VN) and trễ (Sth VN). To be late = đến muộn/trễ e.g. Tôi có thể sẽ đến muộn tuần sau. (I could … Continue reading

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