Decoded Slug: Verb indicating movement direction 'lên'

Vietnamese Grammar Point
Verb indicating movement direction 'lên'

Verb indicating movement direction 'lên'

Short explanation:

Used to denote an upward or to a higher position movement.


Subject + Verb + lên + Destination/Goal


Tôi đi lên núi vào mỗi mùa hè để tận hưởng không khí mát mẻ.
I go up to the mountain every summer to enjoy the cool air.
Hải đi lên Hà Nội để học đại học.
Hai goes up to Hanoi to attend university.
Mỗi năm, học sinh giỏi nhất sẽ được thăng lên lớp cao hơn.
Every year, the best students will be promoted to a higher grade.
Chúng tôi đi lên cầu để ngắm cảnh thành phố.
We go up to the bridge to view the city skyline.

Long explanation:

The Vietnamese verb 'lên' is often used to indicate a movement towards an upper position or place. This can be in physical or non-physical context. For instance, going up to the mountain, going to the north, moving to a higher grade in school, etc.

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