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"Where is the longest border?"

Translation:Biên giới dài nhất ở đâu?

July 13, 2016



Why is there no qualifier before "biên giới" here? I thought that there should be one because it is referring to a specific border.


No the word border is just a general thing so it doesn't need to carry any classifier. The same is true for a word like đất nước/quốc gia (country/nation).


Technically, "cái" can go with "biên giới" but it may sound too informal.

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