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"Thập niên"

Translation:Decade

July 18, 2016

8 Comments


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

Is thập niên and thập kỷ interchangeable?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/WonderWoma23572

I would like to know this also.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jinkukdal11

Yes it's the same


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wordgeek416

thập niên 十年 (Mandarin shínián, Cantonese sap6 nin4)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/salesse11

thập means a cross :-)


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

i think '10 years' can be an alternative answer (what is the synonym of a decade?)


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

Not really since when you want to specifically say 10 years in Vietnamese you'd say "mười năm". A decade refers to the year bracket (90s, 2000s, 2010s)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/okorz001

Although a decade consists of ten years these terms are not always interchangable.

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