Frequent question: Where does the phrase Good Morning Vietnam come from?

Is Good Morning Vietnam a real story?

Set in Saigon in 1965, during the Vietnam War, the film stars Robin Williams as a radio DJ on Armed Forces Radio Service, who proves hugely popular with the troops, but infuriates his superiors with what they call his “irreverent tendency”. The story is loosely based on the experiences of AFRS radio DJ Adrian Cronauer.

Why do you say Good Morning Vietnam?

“Good morning” in Vietnamese is Chào buổi sáng. Chào is the standard word of saying “Hello” in Vietnamese. Buổi means “period” or “session”. … Therefore, buổi sáng literally means “morning period”.

What is the meaning of Xin chao?

“Hello”, “Hi” can be literally translated as “Xin chào” (pronounced as /seen ciao/) or “Chào” /ciao/ in Vietnamese. Remember to pronounce the word “chào” with a low tone. It’s similar to when you say “Uhm” in English. General speaking, you can use “Xin chào” or “Chào” to greet Vietnamese people in casual cases.

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