Smoking device

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Smoking device

Post by Stevenloan » Sun Dec 03, 2017 4:04 pm

Hi everybody! What do you call this kind of long and round device? In my country people use it to smoke. Have you guys ever tried it?

http://vietbao.vn/vi/Media/Chum-anh-Phu ... 21199/827/

Your answers would be highly appreciated.

StevenLoan
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Post by tony h » Sun Dec 03, 2017 5:49 pm

I have never seen one. I would describe it as a "smoking pipe" or a "Vietnamese smoking pipe" if I was confident that it was a Vietnamese practice or, possibly a "native bamboo smoking pipe".

Those in the know would use, a badly pronounced, native language name.
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Post by trolley » Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:27 pm

I've never seen those bamboo pipes before. Another article says that the draw is taken through water to cool the smoke like a hookah or other water pipe. Those must be the inspiration for the "bong" which I thought was an invention of the '70s.
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Post by Stevenloan » Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:53 am

tony h and trolley : Thank you two so so much for your help. I really appreciate it.
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Post by Bobinwales » Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:39 pm

Steven, could you have a try of spelling what you call the pipe using English letters please?
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Post by Stevenloan » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:00 am

Bob: I don't understand what you mean. Could you please be more specific?
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Post by trolley » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:43 am

I think he's asking you what you call those pipes. Try to spell that Vietnamese word using English letters and rules.
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Post by Stevenloan » Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:49 am

trolley : Now I understand. Thank you. Bob : in Vietnamese, it is spelled like this : TAU HUT THUOC LAO BANG TRE.
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Post by Bobinwales » Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:32 pm

That is quite a long name for such a thing Steven. I think that if we were to give it a name, certainly I cannot imagine us using the Vietnamese name. I think that Tony has it with "Vietnamese pipe".
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