Decoded Slug: Classifier 'chiếc'

Vietnamese Grammar Point
Classifier 'chiếc'

Classifier 'chiếc'

Short explanation:

Used for certain singular items, especially vehicles, or small boats.


chiếc + (noun)


Tôi đã mua một chiếc xe mới.
I have bought a new car.
Chiếc thuyền nhỏ của ông ấy đang đỗ ở bến.
His small boat is docked at the pier.
Tôi thích chiếc áo này vì nó rất đẹp.
I like this shirt because it's very beautiful.
Chiếc kính của bạn ấy thật độc đáo và sáng tạo.
His glasses are unique and creative.

Long explanation:

In Vietnamese, 'chiếc' is a classifier used for certain singular items. These items might include vehicles, small boats, and other objects. The word 'chiếc' is placed before the noun to denote one unit of that noun. It's similar to 'a' or 'an' in English when referring to a unit of something.

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