No because of the first hirigana Cow because the second is mu and kinda looks like a cow. Nomu: No cow = drink
I learned it by calling it cow face lol nice to find someone who thought the same!
Yep. And the lyrics to the song that goes with it are "meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow..." idk why nyan cat ever existed, must have taken a certain level of drugs and mental instability to make something like that
Really nice, in Vietnam they say Mèo, and Taiwan they say Miăo too, very similar.
Instead, we pronounce it as muu, rather than the japanese emphasis on the "oh" sound.
That is how the cow's sound is spelled in English, but we pronounce it like 厶ー instead of モー
It would be very helpful on the "pick a word" questions that the pronunciation of the characters was also sounded, like in the Western languages on here. Would help reinforce what each character is again.
Is のむ used in the context of "I drink water." as a present tense verb or more like "I have a drink." as a noun? Thanks!
It is a verb. おちゃ を のむ = I drink tea. When a word ends in a "u" sound, chances are, it is a verb
But verbs in japanese, especially action verbs nearly 100% of the time end in masu
Depends on the form. Verbs end in -masu, when they are put into the -masu form, which is the formal form. The verb here is in the dictionary form, which I actually prefer for learning.
Ok they didnt put drink in front of me yet, how should i know that this is drink?
Tap or click on the word. If it is yellow or has a dotted line underneath, it will show you what the word means.
In japan, dogs cry 'wanwan' (わんわん).
By the way, you say ' couldnt agree more'. you omit (I).?
If this is supposed to prompt a verb, "to drink" should be used for clarity. I know the option would be obvious using the 'word bank' feature, but for people typing on their own, please be explicit.
How am I supposed to know the meaning or writing of something for the first time? You haven't teach that!
please make it sound on the choices. sometimes i know which one is which but i forget how it sounds
This confuses me, do they mean drink as in "drink a cup of water" or as in "drink", the alcohol?
Duolingo should specify that they want the verb by writing it as "to drink". "Drink" could easily be refering to alcohol, as it always is where I come from, especially when osake is given as an option.
Took me a little bit to realize they wanted the verb "to drink" not the noun "drink."
All those PhD in Japanese, please take your ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ somewhere else, rather than confusing the beginners here
I will try to help you. 1. Try to type what it sounds like. Maybe this will help
If you're wondering, in Russian cats meow and cows moo same as in English, but dogs go 'gav' with 'a' sounding as in 'arm'.
Memory Tip: 1. "No moo" don't DRINK milk. :-) 2. "No moo" moo is milk, milk is a DRINK.
Algum brasileiro aqui? Gente eu não tô entendo como traduzir uma frase do inglês para o japonês. Primeiro a gente aprende a decorar cada símbolo e depois como se fala e depois jogam uma palavra em inglês. Como que traduz do inglês para o japonês?
When you get an answer wrong, can we hear the right answer? It's hard to learn from the mistake if we can't hear the right answer
Porque no se puede sprender japones en español :( pinches gringos culeros
Why wasn't nomi accepted? This never specified the verb or the noun, so why was I wrong for putting down nomi, especially since I've only been shown that word in the lessons.
nomi is only the verb stem used to conjugate the verb.
Nomu is the dictionary form/informal present tense which Duo mostly wants you to know. This is the base form needed to know how to conjugate the verb later.
Nomimasu is the polite present tense conjugation and should still be accepted, though this is an intro to Hiragana lesson so it's probably wanting you to keep it simple.
The noun is nomimono (lit. Drink-thing)
I think it would be best to say "to drink" instead of "drink" by itself. 飲む（のむ）= to drink (verb) 飲み物（のみもの) = drink (noun)