"Quảcamcủatôikhôngmàucam."

Translation:My orange is not orange.

2 years ago

19 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/JanekKenti

This is accurate because oranges are often green in Vietnam

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cSQ4KlZO

yes, we have bưởi ( grapefruit)

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kekistanese
Kekistanese
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"My orange doesn't have orange color" sounds better imho.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TehVanarch

Nope because "không có" can also mean "to not be" in Vietnamese.

e.g. Tôi không có ngu = I am not stupid.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scothu

I thought trai is for fruit

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SheTuti
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trái cam hoặc quả cam cũng được (both classifier of fruits growing on a tree I suppose)

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LostinVN
LostinVN
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My oranges are not orange should also be correct

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SheTuti
SheTuti
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No. Because you have the classifier quả. Without it, it would mean oranges.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lilgamer

But an orange is orange thats
why its called an orange ... would an orange be green?

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TehVanarch

Yes a lot of citrus fruits are often not the colour you'd normally associate them with. The orange is a fruit that comes in various colours such as green. There is a variety called the terracotta orange that is green.

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JanetHoski1

I think the inside of oranges in Vietnam is still orange. Just the skin is green.

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TehVanarch

Yeah that's what I meant, the outer skin is often not orange for a lot of citrus fruits that fall under the category of orange.

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DamonNZ

There are blood oranges that are orange outside and red inside.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MAGlCK
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Yes, oranges are naturally green on the outside, so basically that's year round for tropical regions, like much of Vietnam.

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JCMcGee
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You've never been in Vietnam have you?

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Songve

Why no "là"? I've seen that used in conjunction with shoes here.

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SheTuti
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I was previously told by asking the same: no verb needed before an adjective and cam is one

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mmoaa
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橙我的不是橙色

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cSQ4KlZO

? cái gì vậy

5 months ago
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