"The hat"

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July 12, 2016

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/unguyen3

Isn't nón a more common term?

July 12, 2016

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

Mũ = standard Northern. Nón = standard Southern. It gets confusing in between especially a word like a (baseball) cap which is mũ lưỡi trai in the North but nón kết in the South and also known as mũ kết and many other regional variations in between.

July 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mr.ChrisKing

is duo lingo accepting both? I'd prefer to use southern as I live in HCMC

July 13, 2016

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

I'd suppose so.

July 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mr.ChrisKing

just tested it an it accepted "tôi đội mũ" without cái but required "cái" with "nón". Any reason for that?

July 13, 2016

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

Either with or without "cái" is fine. It's all about the context: if you are referring to a specific hat/cap, then you should use classifier (this context is rare). So most of the time, you don't need.

July 14, 2016

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

No idea as "tôi đội nón" is perfectly fine.

July 13, 2016

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

cái mũ also accepted

March 27, 2018
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