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"Tôi người Việt Nam."

Translation:I am Vietnamese.

October 24, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ab2531

Would 'Tôi là người Việt' mean exactly the same?


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

Yes and no. Technically Việt Nam is the country while Việt (a.k.a Kinh) is the ethnicity.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ab2531

Oh thanks! I have never noticed this subtility.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ab2531

Thanks for the answer!


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

You are welcome :)

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