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"I went to the doctor yesterday."

Translation:昨日、医者に行きました。

June 11, 2017

11 Comments


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

When using いしゃ for doctor, it sounds more natural to say いしゃさん


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Y7qU4
  • 1514

いしゃさん is not natural. We japanese say いしゃ or おいしゃさん.


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

I agree with JW, いしゃさん or おいしゃさん seems more natural.

Also, no は after きのう here, but we got dinged for leaving it out in a previous quiz.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/No--One

The dictionary that I use lists 医者 as a "sensitive" word. Is this because a physician may be offended by someone not using proper respect with the title?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/animatrix1490

That's what I was wondering


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

昨日、医者に行きましたか。


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/V2Blast

No か at the end. It's not a question.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dtUyaD
  • 1021

Does Japanese distinguish physician from PhD, the way German does?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JWong60254

Yes. If you look at the kanji, you get medicine+person. PhD is 博士.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hollt693

How is 医者 supposed to tell me that doctor is いしゃ?? When did Duolingo teach me those kanji?

Stupid, useless hints sometimes. Not even hints, really, if we've never been taught the vocabulary before.


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

The current version of this lesson does teach the kanji first.

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