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"Cái phà này"

Translation:This ferry

April 24, 2016

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

...to be continued...


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

Would it still make sense to say: Phà này?


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

Yes. For examples:

  • (Cái) phà này lớn quá! -> This ferry is huge/This ferry is too big!

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

Whaaaaaaaat is the difference between này, dây and kia??


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[Edit] Basically:

  • this/these = này

  • that/those = đó/kia/nọ

  • here = (ở) đây

  • there = (ở) đó/(ở) kia


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tecoria1

What kind of classifier is "Cái" ?


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"Cái" is the most common classifier for things and objects: cái nhà (house), cái tô/bát (bowl), cái vườn (garden), cái răng (tooth), cái nón (hat), etc.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlfaDragon01

what language do you normally speak? Just wondering :)


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

I'm a Vietnamese speaker ;)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/qamarwahid88

Kia is for long distance right?


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[Edit]

Yes :)

  • Kia = that/those

  • Này = this/these


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chris765901

Ffs these words!! Ferry, Ferris wheel, the fish eats the bicycle Come on, when will the sentences make any sense??!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cookie453769

Its just teaching how to construct sentences together on your own. Sometimes you need learn some of the words in order to make sentences. Like the sentence "The fish eats the bicycle", it teaches you first the word fish, word eat, word bicycle, individually in order to learn how to put some words together in the sentence. Then you might learn quicker by then how do their sentence structure work.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlfaDragon01

if you think can't it be the ferry?

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