Decoded Slug: Adverb of degree 'hơi'

Vietnamese Grammar Point
Adverb of degree 'hơi'

Adverb of degree 'hơi'

Short explanation:

Used to moderate the intensity or degree of an adjective or verb.


hơi + adjective/verb


Tôi cảm thấy hơi mệt sau khi làm việc suốt ngày.
I'm a bit tired after working all day.
Cô ấy hơi buồn khi không thấy bạn tại bữa tiệc.
She was slightly sad because she didn't see her friend at the party.
Món ăn này hơi mặn, lần sau tôi sẽ giảm lượng gia vị.
The meal is a bit salty, I will reduce the amount of spices next time.
Thời tiết hôm nay hơi nóng, nên tôi quyết định ở nhà.
It's slightly hot today, so I decided to stay home.

Long explanation:

The Vietnamese word 'hơi' is an adverb of degree used to mitigate or lower the intensity or degree of an adjective or verb, similar to the English words 'a bit' or 'slightly'. It is typically used before adjectives or verbs to convey a lessened degree or intensity.

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