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"Dầu ăn đường"

Translation:Cooking oil and sugar

May 15, 2016

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

From Chinese 糖 ‘sugar, candy’ (originally ‘sweet rice cake’):

  • Mandarin: táng
  • Cantonese: tòhng
  • Middle Chinese: /dɑŋ/

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

Furthermore, 油咹吧糖:

  • : dầu (oil) ← definitely from Chinese
  • : ăn (eat) ← native Vietnamese?
  • : và (and) ← native Vietnamese?
  • : đường (sugar) ← definitely from Chinese

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

Now I can describe Cool Whip in Vietnamese!


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

Why í "ăn" in "đầu ăn" cooking instead of eating. Cooking oil should be "Đầu nấu ăn".

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