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"A bottle of water"

Translation:Một chai nước

April 18, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hillary602594

Why is there no classifier for "chai"??


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

Because in a way, 'chai' itself is a classifier of sorts for what it contains. One also says 'một ly sữa' or 'một ly cà phê' for a 'glass of water', or 'cup of coffee'.

If the bottle is empty, however, it IS một cái chai'.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Michael775713

frustrating no viet keyboard on this device so cannot get accents and am marked wrong


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/johnnyz3r0

Try installing Unikey. It's a program with a tiny footprint that allows typing tiếng Việt correctly. I've been using it for a couple of weeks now.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Michael775713

Thanks for the idea.

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