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Vietnamese Words Similar to their English Meanings

Trying to learn Vietnamese? Here are some good words to start out with, because they are very similar to their English meanings. Most are loanwords from English, French, or Chinese, but there are a couple that are false cognates.
Each category's answers in alphabetical order
Hint: d sounds like /y/, x sounds like /s/, i sounds like /ee/
Quiz by interopia
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Food and Drink
Meaning
atisô
artichoke
bít tết
beefsteak
bia
beer
bơ gơ
burger
cà rốt
carrot
sô-cô-la
chocolate
cà phê
coffee
kem
cream
cà ri
curry
kim quất
kumquat
may-on-ne
mayonnaise
Food and Drink
Meaning
mù tạc
mustard
ô-liu
olive
đậu phụ (đậu hũ)
tofu
xốt
sauce
xúc xích
sausage
súp (xúp)
soup
si rô (xi rô)
syrup
vani
vanilla
hoành thánh
wonton
Object
Meaning
ô tô
auto(mobile)
ban công
balcony
bom
bomb
buýt
bus
ca-nô
canoe
cát-xét
cassette
ghi-ta
guitar
tăng
tank
 
 
Substance
Meaning
a-xít
acid
canxi
calcium
xi măng
cement
ga
gas
ni-lông
nylon
Activity or Verb
Meaning
ba lê
ballet
bida
billiards
cắt
cut
gôn
golf
mát xa
massage
huýt sáo
whistle
 
 
Abstract Noun
Meaning
ban
band
câu lạc bộ
club
công ty
company
đô la
dollar
phí
fee
phim
film
gam
gram
mét
meter
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Level 83
Jan 27, 2022
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Level 64
Apr 6, 2017
Allô should be accepted for "hello", as it is the French word that the Vietnamese got it from. (and you also have accepted cafe for coffee)
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Level 24
Jul 5, 2020
No No No Hello is Xin Chao not Allo Quizzer6794
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Level 24
Jul 5, 2020
And Ca phe is the Correct Spelling without the hats. so interopia is correct
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Level 83
Jul 5, 2020
Allo is used when answering the phone only.
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Level 24
Jul 11, 2020
interopia is correct
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Level 29
Aug 28, 2021
I'm Vietnamese and I don't even know WHAT IS IT
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Level 83
Aug 28, 2021
Which ones?