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"Sao Thiên Vương đâu?"

Translation:Where is Uranus?

November 20, 2016

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

Where the sun don’t shine.

November 20, 2016

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

Semi-Chinese calque: the Thiên Vương part comes from archaic Chinese 天王 ‘son of heaven; the emperor’ (lit. ‘king of the heavens’). The Chinese name for the planet is 天王星, the last part meaning ‘star’.

  • Mandarin: Tiānwángxīng
  • Cantonese: Tīnwòhngsīng
  • Literary Hokkien: Thian-ông-seng
November 20, 2016

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

Can you explain the marks tone of Cantonese? How about 1,2,3,4,5,6?

April 20, 2018

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

@Lucy Universe has thousands stars but you are the brightest star in my eyes.

October 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/brendan251715

It's been sucked into a black hole.

October 16, 2019, 2:44 AM
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