"Đó một tấm ảnh đẹp."

Translation:That is a beautiful image.

November 7, 2016

5 Comments


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

So tấm ảnh = image and bức ảnh = photo, or are they interchangeable?

March 12, 2017

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

Interchangeable.

April 8, 2017

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

yes they're interchangeable here. bức is a subset of tấm, referring to anything thin, flat, and rectangular. tấm/bức ảnh (photograph), tấm/bức tranh (painting), tấm giấy (sheet of paper), bức thư (letter), tấm gương (mirror), tấm/bức màn (curtains)...

December 11, 2017

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

From Chinese 暫 ‘temporary’

  • Mandarin: zàn, zhàn
  • Cantonese: zaahm
  • Literary Hokkien: chām
November 7, 2016

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

Thank you. I thought pẻhaps tấm ứa more abstract, bức for a flat sheet of something, so that helps

April 22, 2017
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