It’s the first month of the year. Li’l Mouse is super excited to get ready for Tết!
tháng giêng: the first month on the Viet lunar calendar; on the Gregorian calendar, the first month is tháng một (“month one”) or January.
tí: little; a term of endearment for children; the sign of the Rat in the Viet zodiac (also tý)
tíu tít: eager, visibly excited
ăn tết: to celebrate a holiday (literally, to eat your way through it).
Tết Nguyên Đán is celebrated on the first day of tháng giêng, sometime between late January and early February.
Noodle’s book of Month Names by Mứt