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"Cái muỗng"

Translation:The spoon

September 23, 2016

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

I thought thìa was a regular spoon. what is the difference?

November 7, 2016

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

Cái muỗng is Southern Vietnamese for "the" spoon. "A" spoon would be một cái + muỗng or thìa (Northern Vietnamese).

November 7, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hillary602594

In another sentence, "a spoon" was translated as "một chiếc muỗng". Should the classifier be "cái" or "chiế", or are they interchangeable?

June 9, 2018
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