Decoded Slug: 'Ở' as a preposition

Vietnamese Grammar Point
'Ở' as a preposition

'Ở' as a preposition

Short explanation:

Used to express the place where an action takes place or the location of someone or something.


Subject + Verb + 'Ở' + Place/Location


Anh ấy đang ở nhà.
He is at home.
Tôi sinh sống ở Việt Nam.
I live in Vietnam.
Chúng ta sẽ gặp lại ở quán cà phê.
We will meet up at the cafe.
Kính của bạn ở trên bàn.
Your glasses are on the table.

Long explanation:

The Vietnamese preposition 'ở' is used to indicate the location of an action, person, or object. It is a multifunctional preposition, roughly equivalent to English 'at', 'in', 'on' depending on the context. It is placed before the name of the place to express the location of something or someone.

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