Decoded Slug: Interrogative 'mấy'

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Interrogative 'mấy'

Interrogative 'mấy'

Short explanation:

Used to ask questions about approximate numbers.


mấy + noun


Bạn có mấy quyển sách về tiếng Nhật?
How many Japanese language books do you have?
Chúng ta cần mấy cái ghế cho buổi tiệc tối nay?
How many chairs do we need for the party tonight?
Mấy giờ rồi nhỉ?
What is the time now?
Anh ấy mấy tuổi rồi?
How old is he?

Long explanation:

The Vietnamese word 'mấy' is an interrogative used for asking questions about an approximate number or quantity. It is commonly translated as 'how many' or 'how much' in English, and is used specifically when the questioner expects the answer to be a relatively small number.

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