"The cat and the knife"

Translation:Con mèo và con dao

October 22, 2016

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

Con dao? I thought con is only for animate objects

October 22, 2016

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

Someone else replied in another question saying that this is one of the irregular uses of "con". I guess we just have to accept it. However, my family and I say "cái dao" and we speak with a southern dialect. I'm guessing "con dao" is a Northerner thing?

May 6, 2017

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

Shouldn't it be "cái dao"?

January 6, 2017

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

I've never heard of "con dao" before so I think it's something the North Vietnamese say. I say "cái dao" and I would report that if I were you.

May 6, 2017

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

both is okay

August 10, 2019

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

why is the classifier for knife for animals???

July 17, 2018

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

nguy hiểm dã man

July 19, 2019
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