When introducing yourself in Vietnamese, you might want to talk about where you’re from and which languages you speak. Vietnamese names of countries and languages are quite different from English, so make sure to memorize at least those that are most important to you.

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

Basic Words & Phrases: Countries & Languages


Hoa Kì
American language
tiếng Châu Mỹ
in American (English)
bằng tiếng Anh
from America
từ nước Mỹ
American (Person from America)
người Mỹ
American (Adjective relating to America, e.g. American food)
thuộc Châu Mỹ


nước Áo
Austrian language
tiếng Áo
in Austrian
bằng tiếng Áo
from Austria
từ nước Áo
Austrian (Person from Austria)
người Áo
Austrian (Adjective relating to Austria, e.g. Austrian food)
người Áo


nước Anh
English language
tiếng Anh
in English
bằng tiếng Anh
from England
từ nước Anh
English (Person from England) / Englishman
người Anh
English (Adjective relating to England, e.g. English food)
thuộc nước Anh


nước Pháp
French language
tiếng Pháp
in French
bằng tiếng Pháp
from France
từ nước Pháp
French (Person from France) / Frenchman
người Pháp
French (Adjective relating to France, e.g. French food)
thuộc nước Pháp


nước Đức
German language
tiếng Đức
in German
bằng tiếng Đức
from Germany
từ nước Đức
German (Person from Germany)
người Đức
German (Adjective relating to Germany, e.g. German food)
thuộc nước Đức


nước Ý
Italian language
tiếng Ý
in Italian
bằng tiếng Ý
from Italy
từ nước Ý
Italian (Person from Italy)
người Ý
Italian (Adjective relating to Italy, e.g. Italian food)
thuộc nước Ý


nước Ba Lan
Polish language
tiếng Ba Lan
in Polish
bằng tiếng Ba Lan
from Poland
từ nước Ba Lan
Polish (Person from Poland)
người Ba Lan
Polish (Adjective relating to Poland, e.g. Polish food)
thuộc nước Ba Lan


nước Nga
Russian language
tiếng Nga
in Russian
bằng tiếng Nga
from Russia
từ nước Nga
Russian (Person from Russia)
người Nga
Russian (Adjective relating to Russia, e.g. Russian food)
thuộc nước Nga


nước Tây Ban Nha
Spanish language
tiếng Tây Ban Nha
in Spanish
bằng tiếng Tây Ban Nha
from Spain
từ nước Tây Ban Nha
Spanish (Person from Spain) / Spaniard
người Tây Ban Nha
Spanish (Adjective relating to Spain, e.g. Spanish food)
thuộc nước Tây Ban Nha


nước Thuỵ Sỹ
Swiss language
tiếng Thuỵ Sỹ
in Swiss
bằng tiếng Thuỵ Sỹ
from Switzerland
từ nước Thuỵ Sỹ
Swiss (Person from Switzerland)
người Thuỵ Sỹ
Swiss (Adjective relating to Switzerland, e.g. Swiss food)
thuộc nước Thuỵ Sỹ

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