The Vietnamese greetings in Mekong Delta, Vietnam

International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture

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Title The Vietnamese greetings in Mekong Delta, Vietnam
 
Creator Nguyen, Dan Tam
Le Khac, Cuong
 
Subject culture
greetings
identity
 
Description From long time ago, the Vietnamese have had the saying: ‘L?i chào cao h?n mâm c?’. It implied that a greeting was highly respected than being invited to enjoy a big meal although food was very rare after the wars in Vietnam. It is likely to show that greeting culture in Vietnam is not only for communication, but also for the assessment of individuals’ behaviour background. Today, in the era of technology, a greeting may create a friendlier feeling to help people become closer. This qualitative study explored how residents in Mekong Delta of Vietnam greeted each other in daily life. Their greetings reflect their identities and the culture of the community.
 
Publisher Scientific and Literature Open Access Publishing
 
Date 2021-02-21
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://sloap.org/journals/index.php/ijllc/article/view/1353
10.21744/ijllc.v7n2.1353
 
Source International journal of linguistics, literature and culture; Vol. 7 No. 2: March 2021; 82-89
2455-8028
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://sloap.org/journals/index.php/ijllc/article/view/1353/1608
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 International journal of linguistics, literature and culture
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0
 

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