Decoded Slug: Polite particle 'ạ'

Vietnamese Grammar Point
Polite particle 'ạ'

Polite particle 'ạ'

Short explanation:

Used to show respect and politeness in conversations.

Formation:

example of grammar formation for given grammar point

Examples:

Chúc mừng sinh nhật, bố ạ.
Happy birthday, dad.
Cảm ơn anh ạ.
Thank you.
Chị ơi, cho em hỏi một chút được không ạ.
Excuse me, sister, may I ask a question?
Anh ơi, giúp em chút với, ạ.
Could you help me, sir?

Long explanation:

The Vietnamese particle 'ạ' is used at the end of sentences to show respect towards the listener. It is commonly used when addressing someone who is older, in a higher position, or someone you wish to show respect to. The use of 'ạ' makes the speech more polite and considerate.
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