trời ơi

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Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

trời (heavenly lord) +‎ ơi (hey).

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

trời ơi

  1. what the heck?
    Trời ơi! Làm vậy thì hỏng bét!
    What the heck are you doing? You're ruining it!
  2. for goodness' sake!
    Trời ơi! Tao đã bảo rồi!
    Oh for fudge's sake! I told you didn't I?
  3. dear Lord!
    Trời ơi là trời!
    Dear Lord! What have I done to deserve this?