How to say lobster in Vietnamese: Tôm Hùm


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How to say lobster in Vietnamese: Tôm Hùm

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To say lobster in Vietnamese: Tôm Hùm
Say it out loud: “Tom Hoom

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Some more helpful words in our Vietnamese Seafood category:

crab – Cua  (Koo-Uh)
fish – Cá  (Ka)
lobster – Tôm Hùm  (Tom Hoom)
salmon – Cá Hồi  (Ca Hoy)
shellfish – Sò  (Saw)
shrimp – Tôm  (Tom)
tuna – Cá Ngừ  (Ca Ngu)

And here’s how to say lobster in other languages!

Arabic–Estakooza  (es ta koo za)
Chinese–Lóngxiā  (Long Shya)
Croatian–jastog  (yahs toag)
Czech–humr  (hoomr)
Finnish–hummeri  (whom meh rih)
French–homard  (oh mahr)
German–hummer  (hoom uh)
Italian–aragosta  (arr uh go stuh)
Japanese–Robusutā  (Ro Boo Soo Taah)
Korean–Rapseuteo  (Lobster)
Polish–homar  (ho' mar)
Portuguese–Lagosta  (lahn goes tah)
Russian–lobster  (lohp stehr)
Spanish–langosta  (lahn gōs tuh)
Swahili–lobsta  (lobstah)
Thai–Kung Yai  (GOONG yai)
Turkish–ıstakoz  (oos' tuh kawz)
Vietnamese–Tôm Hùm  (Tom Hoom)

In the Vietnamese culture, sea food, and more particularly "lobster" (Tôm Hùm) is a common dish. You may be familiar with the dish, or you might just be curious enough to try it, and other sea foods, which you can learn about very quickly through our instant access to the Vietnamese Language Set.


Dang Van Tram
Biography: Hi, my name is Tram. I am originally from Quang Ngai City in central Vietnam, and now am living and working in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam as a freelancer. I have a couple vacation apartment rentals in HCMC hosted on AirBNB.
Born: Quang Ngai City, Vietnam
Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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