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cám ơn

See also: cảm ơn

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese 感恩 ("gratefulness; thank you"; SV: cảm ơn).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /kaːm˧ˀ˦ ʔəːn˧˧/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /kaːm˦˥ ʔəːŋ˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /kaːm˦ˀ˥ ʔəːŋ˧˥/

InterjectionEdit

cám ơn (敢恩, 感恩)

  1. thank you
    Cám ơn các anh đã tới đây.
    Thank you, you guys, for coming here. [spoken to slightly older males]
    Cám ơn vì bức thư của em.
    Thank you for your letter. [spoken to somewhat younger person]
    Cám ơn nhiều.
    Many thanks.
    Cám ơn rất nhiều.
    Thank you very much.
    Chân thành cám ơn.
    Thank you so much.
    Xin cám ơn mọi người.
    I wish to thank you all.

Usage noteEdit

Cám ơn is sometimes considered to be less sophisticated or less formal than cảm ơn.

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VerbEdit

cám ơn (敢恩, 感恩)

  1. (transitive) to thank
  2. (intransitive) to be grateful

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