Vietnamese Support Article


Vietnamese is different from other East Asian languages because it is currently written in the Latin alphabet (same as English). On the other hand it has so many tone marks that it is treated differently from "typical" Western European languages like Spanish and French.

The following site - is an excellent source of Vietnamese information.

FYI - In the past, it was written in Chinese, but this system is rarely used in modern Viet Nam.

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