"I use a knife."

Translation:ナイフを使います。

August 12, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/arcferrari248

Polite: ナイフを使います。 Plain: ナイフを使う。

WHY IS IT EVEN A SIN HERE TO USE KANJI FFS?! -_-

November 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/manuthchek
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I reported countless sentences that don't accept Kanji and not one has been fixed so far.

November 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/a.l.e.x.p
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I report each and every sentence where Kanjis are marked wrong. Sometimes, in the same sentence, some are accepted and others not. I'm resorting to writing everything in hiragana to avoid wasting my time guessing what Kanji can be accepted or not, but then, on occasions, only the Kanji is accepted. That is highly frustrating to say the least!

January 7, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Bjorn_SE

Still 8 months on, KANJI IS STILL NOT ACCEPTED. Unbelievably laziness by Duolingo.

July 20, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/0restes
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Are native words being used less? I know coffee is an imported word (as in many languages), but what about fork, knife, cup, milk... I imagine they must have Japanese counterparts. Or is Duolingo presenting imported words because they're easier to understand/learn?

August 12, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/sora_Japan
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Knife and fork are ナイフ and フォーク when Western meal. Cup is カップ.

包丁/ほうちょう is a kitchen knife.

湯のみ/ゆのみ: cup for green tea or so.

茶托/ちゃたく is close to coaster.

(お)茶碗/ちゃわん is rice bowl.

(お)椀/わん is bowl for miso soup.

丼/どんぶり is bowl of rice with food on top. or so.

小鉢/こばち is amall bowl.

大鉢/おおばち is big bowl.

皿/さら is dish or plate?

箸/はし is hasi. "chopsticks"

菜箸/さいばし is hasi for cooking.

匙/さじ is spoon.

to be continue.

update "to be continued."

August 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Claqing
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Great post.

It's "to be continued."

October 12, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/sora_Japan
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@Claqing

thank you! I looked "to be continued" many times in the game. But I mistook. (T . T)

October 12, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/boo913
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Great post, but i don't know what a "hasi" is, and i don't think many people do, since the only result when googling is some actor. The english word that most people understand is "chopsticks"

November 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/sora_Japan
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@boo913

Thank you! I add now.

November 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/RobertKinzie

here no one says 'chopsticks' it's always hashi (or in Chinese [mandrin] restaurants 'faai zi'.) If someone says chop sticks everyone knows they are tourists.

September 9, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/mommarigo
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You are awesome! Thank you for this list!

November 26, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Twosid
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But how do you get peas?

November 7, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/TimVandenL1

On whom?

March 11, 2019
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