Vietnamese 101

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I'm a vegetarian.
Tôi ăn chay.
I don't eat pork.
Không ăn thịt heo.
I don't eat beef.
Không ăn thịt bò.
a la carte
gọi theo món
breakfast
buổi sáng
lunch
buổi trưa
tea (meal)
nước trà
supper
buổi chiều
I want _____.
Xin _____.
I want a dish containing _____.
Xin một đĩa có _____.
chicken
(thịt) gà
beef
(thịt) bò
fish
cá (gah)
ham
jambon (zhahm bawn)
sausage
xúc xích (sook seek)
cheese
phó mát (faw maht)
eggs
trứng (cheung)
salad
xà lách
(fresh) vegetables
rau (tươi) (rao theu-uh-ee)
(fresh) fruit
trái cây (tươi)
bread
bánh mì
toast
bánh mì nướng
noodles
mì (me)
rice (cooked; as a dish)
cơm (guhm)
rice (uncooked)
gạo (gah-ow)
beans (like mung beans)
đậu (duh-oh)
beans (like coffee beans)
hột (hoht)
May I have a glass of _____?
Xin một ly _____?
May I have a cup of _____?
Xin một ly _____?
May I have a bottle of _____?
Xin một chai _____?
coffee
cà phê (ga fey)
tea (drink)
nước trà (neu-uk chah)
_____ juice
nước _____ (neu-uk)
bubbly water
nước ngọt (neu-uk ngawt)
water
nước (neu-uk)
beer
rượu (rih-oh), bia (pronounce "beer" with a British accent)
red/white wine
rượu đỏ/trắng
May I have some _____?
Xin _____?
salt
muối (moo-ee?)
black pepper
hạt tiêu (haht. thee-oh)
butter
bơ (buh)
Excuse me, waiter? (getting attention of server)
Anh anh! Làm ơn...
I'm finished.
Xong rồi. (sah-ohng roh-ee)
It was delicious.
Ngon lắm. (ngawn lahm)

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