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"주방에 음식이 있습니다."

Translation:There is food in the kitchen.

September 12, 2017

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

interestingly, kitchen in chinese is chu fang (similar to 주방) which explains the existence of this word and makes me think either might be used in different situations.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Athena123412

I was taught 부엌 as well


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/erudis
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According to the National Institute of Korean Language, they mean the same thing. Most differences come down to personal preference. Some people say 주방 sounds more like a kitchen in a restaurant, and 부엌 like a kitchen at home, but as you can hear in this TTMIK podcast, 사람마다 달라요.


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

I think theyre just synonyms, but im not an expert. Maybe a mod or a korean can chime in on if there are subtle differences.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jeong-JinL

Having a room for chew(ing) just sounds better.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/13bimic

Food in the kitchen:

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