Asked by: Palwinder Grueneasked in category: General Last Updated: 1st February, 2020
How do you pronounce Xin chao?
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Similarly one may ask, what is Xin chao in English?
"Xin chao" is the EASIEST way for foreigners to say hello to ANY VNmese people. EASIEST means SAFEST, because greetings in VNmese are AGE- and SEX-dependent. Here is a sex-dependent example: "Chao anh". You can say this to a MAN, but not a woman.
Subsequently, question is, how do you say Chao in Vietnamese? How to Say Hello in Vietnam. The most basic default greeting in Vietnamese is xin chao, which is pronounced, “zeen chow." You can probably get away with using only xin chao as a greeting in most instances. In very informal settings such as when greeting close friends, you can simply say chao [their first name].
People also ask, how do I pronounce Xin?
Pronunciation: In Chinese, "Xin" should be pronounced as the english word "sin", not "shin". Sometimes even native Chinese people mispronounce it as 'shin', this is due to their accent, many Chinese actually cant speak perfect mandarin.
How do you show respect in Vietnamese culture?
Meeting and Greeting
- The Vietnamese generally shake hands both when greeting and when saying good-bye. Shake with both hands, and bow your head slightly to show respect.
- When greeting someone, say “xin chao” (seen chow) + given name + title.