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"The fish bites."

Translation:Con cá cắn.

April 22, 2016

34 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MardiMonkey

Ouch! How do you change your keyboard to Vietnamese?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/meominhehe

I recommend you to download Unikey. It's coded by Vietnamese programmers and yes, it's used for typing Vietnamese in a very easy way. Contact me if you need instruction.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MardiMonkey

Okay, thank you!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/diego_d

I am following the instructions given by the course incubators here: https://incubator.duolingo.com/courses/vi/en/status


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TheSupernatural

Depends if you're using Windows or Mac. You can quickly Google search to find a guide. I'm on Mac OS right now and I changed mine by going to System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Input Sources


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MardiMonkey

What if it's an iOS device?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TheSupernatural

I'm not completely familiar since the last mobile Apple device I used was an iPod touch from 2008 or so. I'd recommend poking around the input/keyboard options in wherever the system settings are located. They shouldn't be too difficult to find


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NysaClark1

With me all i do is hold on the letter and they give me a choice of which accented version of the letter i wanna use


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Heysoos1

what sound does the breve make?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KotobaSuke

Shorter vowel length


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Woof.

Nice alliteration!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Conan_Holmes

It's an alliteration!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Grokford

con cá cắn is marked incorrect for the "cắn" part. This doesn't seem right


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dd721411

From what I can see from your answer, either /cá/ or /cắn/ or both are the cause of the problem. Can you see the difference between /cá/ and /cá/? The former is correctly typed while the latter which looks like it is typed using Windows VN keyboard is not. You can try Unikey as most Vietnamese like me use it daily.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SamJimenez6

Is Unikey required? I had to paste into Notepad++ to detect any difference; in Chrome both letters render the same.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dd721411

Well, UniKey is not required by this course. However, most of us use it to type Vietnamese only Windows & Linux with different methods. The program is light, open-sourced and, therefore, free to use. Here's the link to Unikey's page: http://www.unikey.org/.

Speaking of the difference between á/á, I think this is due to something called character sets. Check to see if your Windows keyboard is using Unicode for Vietnamese characters? Cheers!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SamJimenez6

It appears that Microsoft uses a butchered version of VNI Encoding, with no option to change it. So the built-in keyboard (in Win7, at least) will not handle tonal marks correctly. For anyone who is unable to download Unikey, the following site seems to work properly: http://www.angeltech.us/viet-anywhere/


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ShitakiHero23

How do you write this diacritic "â" flipped upside down?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Minhpc

The fish bites something not The fish bites. Example: Con cá cắn sợi rơm. (The fish bites a piece of rice)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andy265448

I was totally wrong and it counted it right "with typos". :-/


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hieu650681

Mà con cá biêt căn câu được nha


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vucongthan

co moi con ca can ma cung ko hieu dung la qua that vong !


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Josh195352

I had no option for the accent


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/silkssilk

That fish really bites :P


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hungminhgk4913

hello I'm vietnamese. Can I ask you some question? bạn có thể cho tôi làm quen không. (đậu má ko biết bọn tây có hiểu ko)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dd721411

Could you please stop using foul language? Làm ơn đừng chửi bậy!

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