Nouns represent people or things. You’ll need them whenever you want to refer to somebody or something. Memorize the Vietnamese nouns below and you’ll be well equipped for almost every basic conversation.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Vietnamese“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Nouns

Previous lesson: Basic Vietnamese verbs

Important nouns

EnglishVietnamesePronunciation
(Audio)
child trẻ em
man đàn ông
woman đàn bà
family gia đình
town / city thành phố
country đất nước
world thế giới
house nhà
car xe hơi
street / road đường
shop cửa hàng
door cửa
table bàn
chair ghế
window cửa sổ
newspaper báo
book sách
penviết mực
bag giỏ xách
rucksack ba lô
happiness niềm vui
love tình yêu
flower hoa
ball trái banh
work công việc
vacation kì nghỉ
passport hộ chiếu
language ngôn ngữ
question câu hỏi
answer trả lời
beginning / start bắt đầu
end kết thúc
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