hôm qua

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hôm (day) +‎ qua (past).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hôm qua

  1. yesterday
    • (Can we date this quote?), Hoàng Minh Chính (lyrics), Bùi Đình Thảo (music), “Đi học [Going to School]”:
      Hôm qua em tới trường,
      Mẹ dắt tay từng bước ớ ơ.
      Hôm nay mẹ lên nương,
      Một mình em đến lớp.
      Yesterday, as I was on my way to school
      Mom was holding my hand the hold time.
      Today, Mom goes to work on the terrace,
      I go to school on my own.