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"Một chiếc trực thăng"

Translation:A helicopter

October 3, 2016

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

trực thăng 直昇

Mandarin zhíshēng; Cantonese zik6sing1


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

The second character is a variant of 升. In Chinese it means ‘get up in a straight line’, as helicopters do.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/davidd1235

True. This dude needs a ji1 at the end.


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

Could you also replace chiếc with máy? Or is there a reason they don't use it on helicopter but do when talking about planes?

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