How to form the plural in Vietnamese

How to form the plural in Viet­namese

You want to learn how to use the plural in Vietnamese? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Vietnamese lessons complete with useful examples. Apples, houses, books... we'll teach you everything you need to know about the plural in Vietnamese.

Viet­namese nouns - plural

The plural is used, in general, to talk about more than one object. Examples in English would be 'dogs', 'cats', 'houses' and 'children'. The plural in Vietnamese is generally formed using the word 'những'.


những ngôi nhà
những cái ghế
những đứa trẻ
những người đàn ông
những đứa con trai
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Vietnamese is the official language of the Republic of Vietnam where it is spoken by 65 million people. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Vietnamese would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Step 5 : The plural in Viet­namese

The plural is important in Vietnamese when you need to talk about more than one thing. Using the nouns quyển sách, cái ghế and cánh cửa (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn the plural of each of these words by heart. The plural forms are những quyển sách, những cái ghế and những cánh cửa. Now learn how to use each of these Vietnamese plural nouns with the definite article. The nouns together with the definite article are những quyển sách, những cái ghế and những cánh cửa (the books, the chairs, the doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the Vietnamese plural including useful examples. After you've learned the plural of quyển sách, cái ghế and cánh cửa, you can move on to Step 6 (Vietnamese demonstrative pronouns).

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