"The knife"

Translation:Con dao

October 15, 2016

5 Comments


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

Why is it "con"?


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

You can also use cái but Vietnamese has some irregularities as with all other languages. "Con" is usually for animate things but it can also be used for some inanimate/abstract things like knives, roads and numbers.

Con dao = knife

Con đường = road/path

Con số = number


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mu6OVm

Tôi không thích nó


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jay531219

Thanks for the explanation :-)

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