"Đây thành phố lớn thứ hai Việt Nam?"

Translation:Is this the second largest city in Vietnam?

May 22, 2016

5 Comments


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

Ừ đúng vậy, đây là Hà Nội. Thành phố lớn thứ nhất ở Việt Nam là thành phố Hồ Chí Minh. ^_^

May 22, 2016

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

Bạn trả lời đúng rồi!

May 25, 2016

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

shouldn't there be a "khong" at the end of the sentence to make it a question? If not, why not?

August 27, 2018

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

Good question. On the other hand, I did detect a rising tone at the end like we use in English for asking questions and it is evident that "Nam" has no accent.

We need a native speaker to weigh in on this as I thought being a tonal language, you could not do that. Further, I guess the tones are altered in songs as well? How else would you juggle ascending and descending musical notes with accents/tones??

September 5, 2018

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

Every other sentence I encountered like this required, upon pain of red error message, "có...không" combo. If the English was "This is the second..." I can understand omission of the combo.

September 7, 2018
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