Question: What is ao dai in English?

What does ao dai translate to?

Áo translates as shirt. Dài means long. The term can be used to describe any clothing attire that consists of a long tunic, such as nhật bình. The word ao dai was originally applied to the outfit worn at the court of the Nguyễn Lords at Huế in the 18th century.

What is a Vietnamese dress called?

ao dai The national traditional dress in Vietnam is the ao dai, a silk tunic with pants worn by women and men. Ao dài are worn for special occasions including Tet, the new year celebration.

What is the origin of ao dai?

For 300 years now, the ao dai has been a symbol of Vietnamese femininity. Since that time, however, it has evolved. The concept was birthed in southern Vietnam in the early 1700s during the reign of Nguyen Phuc Khoat, a lord who ruled over this part of the country.

What does a white ao dai mean?

purity The modern ao dai has different colors representing age and status. Young girls often wear plain white, symbolizing purity. In Vietnam, high school girls uniform is commonly a white ao dai. Older but unmarried girls wear soft pastel colors, while older married women usually wear ao dai in richer and darker colors.

Is Vietnam a Hindu country?

Hinduism in Vietnam is mainly observed by the ethnic Cham people. Balamon Cham is one of two surviving non-Indic indigenous Hindu peoples. Around 60,000 Hindus live in Vietnam today....Demographics.YearPop.±%201964,547+14.4%1 more row

What kind of food do they eat in Vietnam?

Here are my Top 10 Vietnamese Food from common staples to my own personal favourites.Vietnamese Noodle Soup (Pho) Summer Rolls / Fried Spring Rolls (Goi Cuon / Nem Ran) Baguettes (Banh Mi) Grilled Pork (Thit Nuong) Crepe Wrap (Banh Xeo) Beef on Rice Noodles (Bun Bo Nam Bo) Pork on Thick Noodles (Cao Lau)

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