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"The knife of the woman"

Translation:Con dao của người phụ nữ

February 14, 2017

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

I thought I had this down, but how on Earth does "dao" take "con" for a classifier?

February 14, 2017

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

Someone else replied in another question (I think he's a mod) and he said that this is just one of the irregular uses for "con". I think it's weird too because my family and I (we're southerners) say "cái dao". Regardless, I think we should just accept this classifier if we wanna speak like the native Vietnamese =(

May 6, 2017

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

My husband is a Southerner too, and he tells me using con dao is super weird and he'd never say that.

July 29, 2017
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