thuận vợ thuận chồng, tát biển đông cũng cạn

VietnameseEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [tʰwən˧˨ʔ vəː˧˨ʔ tʰwən˧˨ʔ t͡ɕəwŋ͡m˨˩ taːt̚˧˦ ʔɓiən˧˩ ʔɗəwŋ͡m˧˧ kʊwŋ͡m˦ˀ˥ kaːn˧˨ʔ]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [tʰwəŋ˨˩ʔ vəː˨˩ʔ tʰwəŋ˨˩ʔ t͡ɕəwŋ͡m˦˩ taːk̚˦˧˥ ʔɓiəŋ˧˨ ʔɗəwŋ͡m˧˧ kʊwŋ͡m˧˨ kaːŋ˨˩ʔ]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [tʰ⁽ʷ⁾əŋ˨˩˨ vəː˨˩˨ tʰ⁽ʷ⁾əŋ˨˩˨ cəwŋ͡m˨˩ taːk̚˦˥ ʔɓiəŋ˨˩˦ ʔɗəwŋ͡m˧˧ kʊwŋ͡m˨˩˦ kaːŋ˨˩˨] ~ [tʰ⁽ʷ⁾əŋ˨˩˨ jəː˨˩˨ tʰ⁽ʷ⁾əŋ˨˩˨ cəwŋ͡m˨˩ taːk̚˦˥ ʔɓiəŋ˨˩˦ ʔɗəwŋ͡m˧˧ kʊwŋ͡m˨˩˦ kaːŋ˨˩˨]

PhraseEdit

thuận vợ thuận chồng, tát biển đông cũng cạn

  1. (literally) as long as wife and husband are along, they can splash dry the east sea
  2. (figuratively) a harmonious married couple can achieve pretty much anything