Vietnamese | Phrases - Personal | SMS and Web

SMS and Web - Short Codes

AIUI (as I understand it)
Theo như tôi hiểu
Used after explaining something from your point of view
ASL (age, sex, location?)
Tuổi, giới tính, nơi ở?
Used when instant messaging to find out a person's age, gender and location
ATM (at the moment)
Ngay lúc này
Used to mean right now
BBL (be back later)
Tôi sẽ quay lại trong chốc lát
Used when you need to leave an instant message conversation for a while
BCNU (be seeing you)
Gặp lại sau nhé!
Used when saying goodbye
BION (believe it or not)
Bạn không tin nổi đâu
Used after mentioning something that is surprising
BRB (be right back)
Tôi sẽ quay lại ngay
Used when you need to leave an instant message conversation for a while
BYOB (bring your own beer)
Tự mang đồ uống
Used on party invites to let people know they should bring their own alcohol
CU (see you)
Chào bạn
Used when saying goodbye
CUL (see you later)
Hẹn gặp lại sau nhé
Used when saying goodbye
DIKU (do I know you?)
Chúng ta có quen nhau không?
Used when you don't recognise the person who has messaged you
EOM (end of message)
Kết thúc tin nhắn
Used as an automated response when a conversation or SMS message ends
FYI (for your information)
Nói cho bạn biết
Used when telling someone something that is specific to them or when interjecting upon a preconceived idea someone has
G2G (got to go)
Tôi phải đi đây
Used when something suddenly comes up and you have to leave the computer
IMO (in my opinion)
Theo tôi
Used when giving a personal opinion
IMHO (in my humble opinion)
Theo như ý kiến của tôi
Used when giving a personal opinion
IOU (I owe you)
Tôi chịu ơn bạn
Used when someone does something for you and you want to let them know that you owe them a favour
J/K (just kidding)
Đùa thôi
Used after making a joke, which is ambiguous whether or not it is serious
L8R (later)
Nói chuyện sau nhé
Used when saying goodbye or when you are not currently free to do something but will do it later on
LOL (laughing out loud)
Cười thành tiếng
Used as a reaction when you find something funny
MYOB (mind your own business)
Để tâm vào việc của bạn đi
Used when you want to keep something private
NRN (not right now)
Không phải lúc này
Used when you are not free to do something right away
RFD (request for discussion)
Cần thảo luận
Used when you want to talk to someone about something
TB (text back)
Nhắn lại nhé
Used at the end of an SMS when you want a reply
TBH (to be honest)
Nói thật là
Used to explain or clarify your personal opinion on a subject
TIA (thanks in advance)
Cảm ơn trước nhé
Used when thanking someone before they have helped you
THX (thanks)
Cảm ơn
Used when thanking someone
TTYL (talk to you later)
Nói chuyện sau nhé
Used when saying goodbye
4U (for you)
Gửi bạn
Used when sending something to a particular person